At approximately 4:38 this morning, Friday, December 2, 2005, police were called to the 1200 block of Eaton Road, SE, for the report of a man down. Upon arrival officers located 32-year-old William Carlton, of the 3300 block of Wheeler Road, SE, suffering from apparent multiple gunshot wounds to the head and body. Mr. Carlton was transported to the DC Medical Examiner's office and pronounced dead.
The case is under investigation by members of the department's Violent Crimes Branch. Anyone with information about this case is asked to call police at (202) 727-9099.
The Metropolitan Police 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.