At approximately 8:29 last night, Monday, October 29, 2007, police were called to the 2100 block of I Street, NE, for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located Michael Pearson of the 1100 block of 21st Street, NE, suffering from an apparent gunshot wound to the stomach. He was taken to the Washington Hospital Center’s MedStar Unit and pronounced dead at 9:04 pm.
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.