At approximately 6:23 this morning, Monday, July 23, 2007, police were called to the front of 5321 E Street, SE, for the report of an unconscious male. Upon arrival officers located 20-year-old Rigo D. Garner Jr., of the 9800 block of Good Luck Road in Lanham, Maryland, suffering from an apparent gunshot wound to the head. DC Fire Department emergency medical personnel responded to the scene, but could find no signs consistent with life. He was taken to the Office of the DC Medical Examiner and pronounced dead.
The case is under investigation by members of the department’s Violent Crimes Branch. Anyone with information about this case is asked to call police at (202) 727-9099.
The department currently offers a reward of up to 25,000 to anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for any homicide committed in the District of Columbia.