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Homicide: 2500 Block of Ontario Road, Northwest

Monday, August 7, 2023

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department's Homicide Branch are investigating a homicide that occurred on Saturday, August 5, 2023, in the 2500 Block of Ontario Road, Northwest.


At approximately 1:01 am, Third District officers responded to the listed location for report of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located three adult male shooting victims. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene and found two of the victims had no signs consistent with life. The victims remained on the scene until transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner. The remaining victim was transported to an area hospital, for treatment of life-threatening injuries.


On Monday, August 7, 2023, the third victim, Vincent Martin, succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced.


The decedents have been identified as 34-year-old James Morgan, 30-year-old Jamal Morgan, and 42-year-old Vincent Martin all 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 each homicide committed in the District of Columbia, bringing the total possible reward amount in this case up to $75,000. 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.