On Friday, May 28, 2010, at approximately 2:20 PM, Sixth District officers were called to the 4600 block of <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /?>Hillside Road, SE, to investigate the report of a shooting. Once on the scene, the officers discovered an unconscious adult male suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. Medical assistance was summoned and the victim was transported to the Prince George’s CountyHospital where he was later pronounced dead.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /?>
The victim has been identified as 29 year old, Manuel D. Sanchez of Capital Heights, Maryland. Mr. Sanchez was working on a residence when he was approached by two unidentified black male suspects and then shot.
This case is being investigated by the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch. Anyone with information about this case is asked to call police at (202) 727-9099 or 1-888-919-CRIM [E] (1-888-919-2746).
The Metropolitan Police Department is currently offering a reward of up to $25,000 to anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for any homicide committed in the District of Columbia.
Anonymous information may also be forwarded to DC Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS and to the department’s TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 50411. If the information provided by a caller to Crime Solvers leads to an arrest and indictment, that caller will be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.