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Homicide in the 1200 Block of Bladensburg Road, NE

Monday, December 5, 2005

At approximately 1:10 this morning, Monday, December 5, 2005, police were called to the 1200 block of Bladensburg Road, NE, for the report of sounds of gunshots. Upon arrival officers located an unidentified black male suffering from apparent multiple gunshot wounds to the head and body inside a vehicle. DC Fire Department emergency medical personnel responded to the scene, but found no signs consistent with life.  The victim was subsequently transported to the office of the DC Medical Examiner and pronounced dead.

The case is under investigation by members of the department's Violent Crimes Branch. Anyone with information about this case is asked to call police at (202) 727-9099.

The Metropolitan Police Department currently offers a reward of up to $25,000 to anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for any homicide committed in the District of Columbia.