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Homicide: 1200 Block of Eaton Road, Southeast

Sunday, March 30, 2014

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a homicide which occurred in the 1200 block of Eaton Road, Southeast.

On Saturday, March 29, 2014, at approximately 12:27 am, officers from the Seventh District responded to a call for the report of sounds of gunshots in the 1200 block of Eaton Road, Southeast.  Upon arrival, they located an adult male suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.  DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services personnel arrived on the scene and transported him to a local hospital for treatment where he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead. 

The decedent has been identified as 35-year-old Derrick Eugene Williams 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.