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Homicide: 4700 Block of 1st Street, Southwest

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a homicide that occurred in the 4700 block of 1st Street, Southwest, on Tuesday, December 15, 2015.

At approximately 2:51 pm, members of the Seventh District were flagged down in reference to a shooting. Upon arrival, they located an adult male, unconscious, and suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. D.C. Fire and Emergency Services responded to the scene and transported the victim to a local hospital, where all lifesaving efforts failed.

The decedent has been identified as 30-year-old Arthur Baldwin of Upper Marlboro, MD.

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 text messaging 50411.