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Homicide at 13th Place and Congress Street, SE

Monday, January 3, 2011
Three people were shot and one victim succumbed of his injuries.

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a fatal shooting which occurred at <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /?>13th Place and Congress Street, SE.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /?>

On Sunday, January 2, 2011, at approximately 7:00 am, units from the Seventh District responded to 13th Place and Congress Street, SE for the sounds of gunshots.  Upon their arrival on the scene, they located three victims suffering from gunshot wounds.  All three subjects were transported to local hospitals where one of the victims succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead. 

The decedent is identified as 21 year-old Brian Curtis Scott of Upper Marlboro, MD.   

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

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.

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.