Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a fatal shooting which occurred in the 3200 block of 6th Street, Southeast.
On Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at approximately 9:56 pm, police officers from the Seventh District responded to the 500 block of Alabama Avenue, Southeast for the report of a shooting. Upon their arrival, they located an unconscious adult male suffering from multiple gunshot wound. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services personnel responded and transported the victim to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead. The victim was later transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for the District of Columbia, pending an autopsy.
A homicide investigation has revealed that the decedent was initially shot in the 3200 block of 6th Street, Southeast, where he consequently ran to the 500 block of Alabama Avenue, Southeast, and eventually collapsed.
The decedent is identified as 24 year-old James Edward Booker of Southeast, Washington, DC.
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.