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Homicide: 3100 Block of 16th Street, Northwest

Monday, November 4, 2019

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred on Monday, November 4, 2019, in the 3100 block of 16th Street, Northwest.


At approximately 6:48 am, members of the Third District responded to the listed location for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located two adult males, inside of a residence, both suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene and transported both victim to area hospitals. After all life-saving efforts failed, one of the victims was pronounced dead.


A third adult male victim suffering from apparent stab wounds was located in the 3100 block of Mount Pleasant Street, Northwest. Further investigation by detectives revealed, the victim’s injuries occurred at the offense location. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene and transported the victim to an area hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.


The decedent has been identified as 28 year-old Christopher Shepherd, of No Fixed Address.


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 sending a text message to 50411.