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Homicide: 1200 Block of Talbert Street Southeast

Saturday, May 18, 2013

Homicide: 1200 Block of Talbert Street Southeast

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a fatal shooting which occurred in the 1200 block of Talbert Street, Southeast.

On Thursday, May 16, 2013, at approximately 3:32 pm, units from the Seventh District responded to the 1200 block of Talbert Street, SE for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, they located an adult male inside an apartment suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services personnel responded to the scene and determined that the victim had no signs consistent with life. The decedent remained on the scene and was later transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for the District of Columbia, pending an autopsy.

The decedent is identified as 28 year old Charles Garris of Southwest, 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.