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Homicide: 1900 Block of Capitol Avenue, Northeast

Monday, October 19, 2015

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a homicide which occurred in the 1900 block of Capitol Avenue, Northeast on Monday, October 19, 2015, at approximately 2:06 am.                                                                                       

Members of the Fifth District responded to a call for sounds of gunshots. Upon their arrival, they found an adult male suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services transported the victim to an area hospital, where he succumbed to his injury and was pronounced dead.

The decedent has been identified as 20 year-old Percy Williams of Northeast, D.C.

The investigation is ongoing. Additional information will be released as it becomes available.  

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 responsible 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.