At approximately 3:22 this morning, Friday, March 24, 2006, police were called to the 1300 block of <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /?>First Street, NE, for the report of a man down. Upon arrival they located an unidentified adult black male suffering from apparent multiple stab wounds to the body. He was taken to the HowardUniversityHospital and pronounced dead.
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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 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.