On Wednesday, April 16, 2008, at approximately 10:45 pm, police were called to the rear of 1100 block of <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /?>Owen Place, NE, for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival police located 18-year-old Darvell Stewart, of the 1400 block of Montello Avenue, NE, suffering from apparent multiple gunshot wounds to the body. He was transported to WashingtonHospitalCenter’s Medstar Unit and pronounced dead.
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The case is under investigation by members of the department’s Homicide and Sexual Assault Branch. Anyone with information about this case is asked to call police at 202-727-9099 or 1-888-919-CRIM(E).
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.