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Homicide: 1700 Block of 29th Street, Southeast

Saturday, December 12, 2020

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a homicide that occurred on Friday, December 11, 2020, in the 1700 block of 29th Street, Southeast.

At approximately 4:09 pm, members of the Sixth District responded to the listed location for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, members located an adult male suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene and after finding no signs consistent with life, the victim was pronounced dead. The victim was subsequently transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.

The decedent has been identified as 26 year-old Vincent Gyamfi, 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.