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Homicide: 3600 Block of Jay Street, NE

Friday, February 28, 2014

Homicide: 3600 Block of Jay Street, NE

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a homicide which occurred in the 3600 block of Jay Street, NE.

On Thursday, February 27, 2014, at approximately 8:34 pm, members of the Sixth District responded to a call for the report of a shooting in the 3600 block of Jay Street, NE.  Upon arrival, they located an adult female lying on the sidewalk suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.  DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services personnel arrived on the scene and transported her to a local hospital for treatment where she succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced dead. 

The decedent is identified as 19 year-old Tykia Dickerson 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