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Homicide: 2200 Block of Minnesota Avenue, Southeast

Friday, March 17, 2017


Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred in the 2200 block of Minnesota Avenue, Southeast on Friday, March 17, 2017.

At approximately 8:55 am, Sixth District officers responded to the listed location for a report of a shooting. Upon arrival on the scene, officers located an adult male suffering from a gunshot wound. DC Fire and EMS responded to the scene and transported the victim to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead.

The decedent has been identified as 33-year-old Steven Edward Stewart Jr., 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.