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Homicide in the 3600 Block of Eastern Avenue, NE

Wednesday, May 24, 2006

At approximately 3:21 am, on Wednesday, May 24, 2006, Metropolitan Police were called to the 3600 block of Eastern Avenue, NE, for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located 44-year-old Verone Ray Carter, of the 6800 block of Riverdale Road, in Riverdale, Maryland, inside a vehicle, suffering from apparent multiple gunshot wounds to the body. He was taken to Washington Hospital Center's Med-Star Unit and pronounced dead.

This case is under investigation by members of the department's Violent Crimes Branch. Anyone with information about this case is asked to call police at (202) 727-9099.

The Metropolitan Police Department currently offers a reward of up to $25,000 to anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for any homicide committed in the District of Columbia.