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Homicide in the 1300 block of H Street, NE

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

George RawlingsDetectives assigned to the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a homicide that occurred on H Street, NE.

On Wednesday, November 11, 2009, at approximately 11:45 am, units from the First District responded to the 1300 block of H Street, NE, for the report of a shooting, where they located 21-year-old George Rawlings on the step of a Metrobus, suffering from apparent multiple gunshot wounds. Mr. Rawlings was transported by personnel from the DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services Department to an area hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call police at (202) 727-9099 or 1-888-919-CRIM [E] (1-888-919-2746).

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

Additionally, anonymous information may be submitted to DC CRIME SOLVERS at 1-866-411-TIPS and to the department’s TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 50411. If the information provided by the caller to the Crime Solvers Unit leads to an arrest and indictment, that caller will be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.

  • Update: Arrest made on November 13, 2009
  • Update: Second arrest made on November 20, 2009