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Homicide: 1900 block of Fairlawn Avenue, Southeast

Friday, March 24, 2017

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred in the 1900 block of Fairlawn Avenue, Southeast, on Friday, March 24, 2017.

At approximately 12:30 am, officers from the Sixth 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 EMS transported the victim to an area hospital where all lifesaving efforts failed and he was pronounced dead. The decedent has been identified as 32-year-old Maurice Nathaniel Jackson 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 text messaging 50411.