On Sunday, October 5, 2008, at approximately 1:40 am, Phillip Palmer was found shot to death in the 3300 block of Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue, SE. The Metropolitan Police Department seeks the public’s assistance in gathering information regarding this incident.
This case is being investigated by the Department’s Homicide and Sexual Offenses Branch. Anyone with information about this case is asked to call Detective Al Batton on 202 486-0620 (cell) or 202 645-7288; Detective James Broadbent on 202 497-3395 (cell) or (202)645-9600; or the Command Information Center (CIC) at (202) 727-9099. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call 1-888-919-CRIME. Anonymous information may also be forwarded to the department’s TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 50411.