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Homicide: 2000 block of 4th Street, NE

Thursday, November 1, 2012

Homicide: 2000 block of 4th Street, NE

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a fatal shooting which occurred in the 2000 block of 4th Street, NE.

On Wednesday, October 31, 2012, at approximately 9:48 pm, an adult male victim was observed running across the 2000 block of 4th Street, Northeast, Washington, DC, and collapsing in the street.  The victim lost consciousness and was treated by personnel from DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services. The victim remained on the scene and was transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for the District of Columbia, pending an autopsy.

Preliminary investigation has revealed that the victim had been in the rear alley of the 300 block of V Street, NE, when he was shot multiple times by an unknown person. The victim then ran through the alley, ran across 4th Street, and collapsed in the 2000 block of 4th Street, NE, where he was located.

The decedent is identified as 25-year-old Anthony Weathers of Suitland, Maryland.

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.