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Double Homicide: 1600 Block of 17th Street, Southeast

Friday, January 31, 2014

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a double homicide which occurred inside the 1600 block of 17th Street, Southeast.

On Thursday, January 30, 2014, at approximately 3:53 pm, police officers from the Sixth District responded to a call for the report to investigate the trouble inside.  Upon arrival, they located an adult male and an adult female suffering from apparent gunshot wounds.  DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services personnel responded to the scene.  Neither victim exhibited any signs consistent with life.  Both decedents were transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner where an autopsy will be performed to ascertain cause and manner of death.

The male victim has been identified as 21-year-old Ervin Phillip Ingraham of Southeast, DC. The female victim has been identified as 21-year-old Ronnetta Hurley-Brown of Southeast, 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.