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Homicide at 1360 Morris Road, SE

Monday, June 12, 2006

At approximately 10:53 pm on Saturday, June 10, 2006, police were called to the 1300 block of Mapleview Street, SE, for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival officers located 23-year-old Dontay Cunningham, of the 5300 block of Chesapeake Road, in Hyattsville, Maryland, suffering from an apparent gunshot wound to the body. He was taken to the Prince George's County Hospital and pronounced dead on Sunday, June 11, 2006 at 1:02 am.

Further investigation indicates that the shooting occurred at 1360 Morris Street, SE, inside the apartment building, in the front door stairwell.

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 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 of any homicide committed in the District of Columbia.