At approximately 1 pm on Tuesday, January 31, 2006, officers from the First District were called to the 1200 block of I Street, SE, to investigate the report of a shooting. Upon arrival officers located an adult male inside of a courtyard at that location suffering from apparent multiple gunshot wounds. The victim, who has been identified as 27-year-old Antjon Lovett of the 1200 block of I Street, SE, was subsequently transported to the Washington Hospital Center's MedSTAR Unit where he was pronounced dead.
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This case is under investigation by members from 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 is currently offering 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.