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Homicide: 3900 Block of Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue, Southwest

Monday, July 8, 2019

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a homicide that occurred on Monday, July 8, 2019, in the 3900 block of Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue, Southwest.

At approximately 12:02 am, members of the Seventh District responded to the listed location for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, members located three victims suffering from gunshot wounds. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene and transported the victims to local hospitals for treatment. A short time later, members were notified of a fourth victim who sought treatment at an area hospital for a non-life threatening gunshot wound. After all lifesaving efforts failed, one of the transported victims was pronounced dead.

The decedent has been identified as 22 year-old Anfernee Vernon Walker, 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 sending a text message to 50411.