At approximately 4:02 am, on Saturday, November 5, 2005, officers from the Seventh District responded to the 2200 block of Savannah Terrace, SE, to investigate the sounds of gunshots. Upon arrival they discovered an adult male lying on the sidewalk at that location suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to the body. The victim was subsequently transported to the Howard University Hospital where he was pronounced dead at 4:45 am.
The decedent in this case has been identified as 23-year-old Guy Raynard Burton whose address is unknown at this time.
This case remains under investigation by detectives from the department's Violent Crimes Branch. Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact police at (202) 727-9099.
The department currently offers 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.