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Fatal Shooting on 14th Street, NW

Saturday, May 16, 2009
Police are seeking information and are attempting to locate a vehicle that was possibly involved.

Detectives assigned to the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are currently investigating a homicide which occurred on <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /?>14th Street, NW.

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On Friday, May 15, 2009, at approximately 11:00 pm, officers assigned to the Third District and DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services Department personnel responded to the 3000 block of 14th Street, NW for the report of a shooting.  Upon arrival, they discovered an adult male shooting victim lying in the 3000 block of 14th Street, NW.


The victim, identified as 20-year-old Marcus Robinson, of the 600 block of Morton Street, NW was transported to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead.


The preliminary investigation revealed that a red Jeep Cherokee with unknown license plates and occupied by at least two individuals was observed leaving the shooting scene.  This vehicle may have been involved in the shooting.


Anyone with information about this case is asked to call police at (202) 727-9099 or 1-888-919-CRIM [E] (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 DC CRIME SOLVERS at 1-866-411-TIPS and to the department’s TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 50411. If the information provided by a 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.