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Homicide: 1400 Block of North Capitol Street, Northwest

Friday, November 20, 2020

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a homicide that occurred on Thursday, November 19, 2020, in the 1400 block of North Capitol Street, Northwest.

 

At approximately 3:41 pm, members of the Third District responded to the listed location for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, members located an adult male suffering from a gunshot wound. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene and transported the victim to a local hospital where after all life-saving efforts failed, the victim was pronounced dead.

 

The decedent has been identified as 59 year-old Marcella Johnson, 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 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 sending a text message to 50411.