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Homicide: 2900 Block of Nelson Place, Southeast

Sunday, May 8, 2016


Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred in the 2900 Block of Nelson Place, Southeast on Sunday, May 8, 2016.

At approximately 1:47 am, members of the Sixth District responded to a call for the sounds of gunshots. Upon arrival on the scene, members located an adult male suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to an area hospital where all lifesaving efforts failed and the victim was pronounced dead. 

The decedent has been identified as 34-year-old Don Lavae Williams, Jr. of Waldorf, MD.

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.