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Homicide (12/16/12): 5300 block of E Street, SE

Monday, December 17, 2012

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a fatal shooting which occurred in the 5300 block of E Street, SE.

On Sunday, December 16, 2012, at approximately 9:06 pm, units from the Sixth District responded to 5300 block of E Street, SE, for the sounds of gunshots. Upon arrival, officers located an adult male suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services personnel transported the victim to an area hospital where he was subsequently pronounced dead.

The decedent is identified as 20 year-old Jeffrey Ray Tyson 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 wanted 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.