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Homicide: 1200 Block of Raum Street, Northeast

Saturday, June 27, 2015

(Washington, DC) – Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a homicide that occurred on Friday, June 26, 2015, at approximately 11:45 pm.

While investigating the sounds of gunshots, Fifth District members located an adult male with apparent gunshot wounds.  He was transported to a local hospital, but succumbed to his injuries.

The decedent has been identified as 23 year-old Kevin Cortez Johnson, of Southeast, Washington.

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.