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Fatal Shooting on Alabama Avenue, SE

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Fatal Shooting on Alabama Avenue, SE

Detectives assigned to the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred on <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /?><?XML:NAMESPACE PREFIX = U1 /?>Alabama Avenue, SE on January 12, 2010.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /?>

On Tuesday, January 12, 2010, at about 3:45 pm, officers assigned to the Sixth District and DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services Department personnel responded to the 4700 block of Alabama Avenue, SE to investigate the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, they discovered a male victim suffering from multiple gunshot wounds inside of a motor vehicle.

The victim, identified as 23-year-old Christopher Louis Jones of the 4400 block of G Street, SE, was transported to Prince George’s HospitalCenter where he was pronounced dead at 4:15 pm.  The body was then transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for the State of Maryland in Baltimore.

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 currently offers a reward of up to $25,000 to anyone that provides information which leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons wanted for any homicide committed in the District of Columbia.

Additionally, anonymous information may be submitted 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 the caller to the Crime Solvers Unit leads to an arrest and indictment, that caller will be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.