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Homicide in the 300 block of Parkland Place, SE

Sunday, February 28, 2010

Homicide in the 300 block of Parkland Place, SE

A 20-year-old man was fatally shot.

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are currently investigating a homicide which occurred on <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /?>Parkland Place, SE. <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /?>

At approximately 8:46 pm on Saturday, February 27, 2010, officers from the Seventh District responded to the 300 block of Parkland Place, SE, to investigate the report of a shooting, Upon arrival, they located an adult male lying on the sidewalk at that location suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.  The victim was transported by personnel from the DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services Department to an area hospital where he was subsequently pronounced dead.

The victim in this case has been identified as 20-year-old Marquis Wade of the 300 block of Parkland Place, SE.

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 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.

Additionally, anonymous information may also be forwarded to DC Crime Solvers 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.