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Homicide: 1400 Block of Canal Street, SW

Monday, February 25, 2013

Homicide: 1400 Block of Canal Street, SW

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a fatal shooting which occurred in the 1400 block of Canal Street, SW.

On Sunday, February 24, 2013, at approximately 6:26 pm, units from the First District responded to the 1400 block of Canal Street, SW for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, they located an adult male suffering from a gunshot wound. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services transported the victim to a local hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead.

The decedent is identified as 22-year-old Tyrone Joyner 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.