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Homicide: 4300 Block of 4th Street, Southeast

Sunday, June 16, 2019

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a homicide that occurred on Sunday, June 16, 2019, in the 4300 block of 4th Street, Southeast.

At approximately 1:15 am, members of the Seventh District responded to the listed location for the report of the sounds of gunshots. Upon arrival, members located an adult male victim, unconscious and not breathing, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene and transported the victim to an area hospital. After all life-saving efforts failed, the victim was pronounced dead. Additionally, members located an adult female victim, conscious and breathing, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to an area hospital for treatment of life-threatening injuries.

The decedent has been identified as 30 year-old Arkeem Jackson, 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.