Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating the fatal shooting which occurred in the 3500 block of Georgia Avenue, NW.
On Sunday, August 5, 2012, at approximately 3:00 am a unit from the Fourth District responded for the sounds of gunshots in the area of Georgia Avenue and Park Road, NW. Upon arrival, an adult male was located in the 3500 block of Georgia Avenue, suffering from gunshot wounds. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services personnel responded and did not find any signs consistent with life. The victim was pronounced dead by a member of the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner. The decedent has been identified as 40-year-old Simon Anderson. 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.