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Homicide in the 800 Block of Delafield Place, NW

Friday, December 3, 2010

Homicide in the 800 Block of Delafield Place, NW

A 16-year-old juvenile was fatally shot.

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a fatal shooting which occurred in the 800 block of <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /?>Delafield Place, NW.

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On Tuesday, November 30, 2010, at approximately 4:20 pm, units from the Fourth District responded to the 800 block of Delafield Place, NW to investigate the sounds of gunshots. Upon their arrival they located a victim suffering from gunshot wounds. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services personnel transported the victim to a local area hospital where the victim was pronounced dead.

 

The decedent is identified as 16 year-old Prince Okorie of Northwest, Washington, DC.

 

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the police at (202) 727-9099 or 1-888-919-CRIME (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 wanted for any homicide committed in the District of Columbia.

 

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