On Friday, April 21, 2006, at approximately 3:19 pm, Metropolitan Police were called to the 1600 block of Rhode Island Avenue, NE, for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival police located 18-year-old Brandon Day, of the 1500 block of Rhode Island Avenue, NE, suffering from an apparent gunshot wound to the body. He was transported to the Washington Hospital Center's MedStar Unit and pronounced dead at 3:48 pm.
The case is currently under investigation by members of the MPDC's Violent Crimes Branch. Anyone who has information regarding this case is asked to call (202) 727-9099.
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The Metropolitan Police Department currently offers a reward of up to $25,000 for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person persons responsible for any homicide committed in the District of Columbia.