On Sunday, February 26, 2006, at about 10:55 pm, police and DCFD emergency medical personnel were summoned to the 200 block of <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /?>37th Street, SE to investigate the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, they located a male suffering from a gunshot wound to the chest. <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /?>
The victim, who has not yet been identified, was transported to the HowardUniversityHospital where he was pronounced dead at 11:39 pm.
The case is currently under investigation by detectives assigned to the department's Violent Crimes Branch. Anyone who has information regarding this case is asked to call (202) 727-9099.
The Metropolitan Police Department is currently offering a reward of up to $25,000 for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for any homicide committed in the District of Columbia.