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Homicide: 1100 Block of Eaton Road, Southeast

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a homicide which occurred in the 1100 block of Eaton Road, Southeast on Monday, September 28, 2015 at approximately 7:34 pm.

Members of the Seventh District responded to investigate the sounds of gunshots. They located two adult male victims suffering from apparent gunshot wounds at the location. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services transported both victims to area hospitals. One was admitted in critical condition while the other victim, after life-saving efforts failed, was pronounced dead.

The decedent has been identified as 21 year-old Ernest Massenberg-Bey, Jr. of Southeast, DC.

The investigation is ongoing. Additional information will be released as it becomes available.

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 responsible 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.