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Homicide: 2300 Block of Hartford Street, Southeast

Monday, December 28, 2015


Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a homicide that occurred in the 2300 block of Hartford Street, Southeast on Monday, December 28, 2015.

At approximately 5:39 pm, members of the Seventh District responded to the report of a shooting.  Upon arrival, they located an adult male suffering from apparent gunshot wounds.  DCFEMS transported the victim to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead.

The decedent has been identified as 34 year-old Darnell Antonio Mayfield 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.