Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred on Wednesday, August 8, 2018, in the 4400 block of Livingston Road, Southeast.
approximately 12:27 am, members of the Seventh District responded to the listed location for the sounds of gunshots. Moments later, members were dispatched to an area hospital for an adult male victim seeking treatment for a gunshot wound. After all life-saving efforts failed, the victim was pronounced dead.
The decedent has been identified as 44 year-old Denard Orlando Hartwell, of Northeast, 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.