Text Resize

-A +A
Bookmark and Share

Homicide: 1000 Block of 44th Street, Northeast

Friday, March 15, 2013

Homicide: 1000 Block of 44th Street, Northeast

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a fatal shooting which occurred in the 1000 block of 44th Street, Northeast.

On Thursday, March 14, 2013, at approximately 11:40 pm, units from the Sixth District responded to the 1000 block of 44th Street, Northeast for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, they located an adult male lying on the ground suffering from apparent gunshot wound.  DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services transported the victim to a local hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead.

The decedent is identified as 31-year-old Akinwole Olu Williams, of Northeast, Washington, DC.

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. Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the police at (202) 727-9099. Additionally, anonymous information may be submitted to the department’s TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 50411.