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Homicide: 1300 Block of Saratoga Avenue, NE

Sunday, December 22, 2013

Homicide: 1300 Block of Saratoga Avenue, NE

The Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a homicide which occurred in the 1300 block of Saratoga Avenue, NE.

On Sunday, December 22, 2013, at approximately 4:13 am, members of the Fifth District responded for the report of the sounds of gunshots in the 1300 block of Saratoga Avenue, NE.  Upon arrival, they located two adult males suffering from apparent gunshot wounds.  DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services personnel transported them to a local hospital.  The first victim was treated for non-life threatening injuries.  The second victim was subsequently transported from the hospital to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner and pronounced dead.

The decedent is identified as 24 year-old Michael Davis of Northeast, 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.