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Homicide on 23rd Street, SE

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Homicide on 23rd Street, SE

Police are seeking information in a triple shooting that resulted in a homicide.

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are currently investigating a triple shooting which resulted in a homicide.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /?>

At approximately 10:00 pm, on Monday, October 26, 2009, officers from the Seventh District responded to the 3200 block of <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /?>23rd Street, SE, for the sounds of gunshots at that location.  Upon arrival, officers located an adult male suffering from apparent multiple gunshot wounds.  Personnel from the DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services Department responded to the scene, but were unable to find any signs consistent with life.  The victim was subsequently transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for the District of Columbia.  He has been identified as 24-year-old Troy Antonio Fenwick of the Unit block of Underwood Place, NE.

Two additional gunshot victims were also located on the scene by the officers.  Both victims were transported by the DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services to area hospitals where they were admitted.  The victims’ names are being withheld as they are considered witnesses in this homicide.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call police at (202) 727-9099 or 1-888-919-CRIM [E] (1-888-919-2746).

The Metropolitan Police Department is currently offering a reward of up to $25,000 to anyone who provides information which leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for any homicide committed in the District of Columbia.

Anonymous information may also be forwarded to the department’s Crime Solvers Unit at 1-866-411-TIPS and to the department’s TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 50411.  If the information provided by a caller to Crime Solvers leads to an arrest and indictment, that caller will be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.