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Homicide in the 4800 Block of Benning Road, SE

Monday, December 19, 2005

At approximately 11:10 pm, on  Sunday, December 18, 2005, Metropolitan Police were called to the 4800 block of <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /?>Benning Road, SE, for the report of a shooting.  Upon arrival officers located 37-year-old Karlos Sanders, of the 5300 block of Clay Terrace, SE, suffering from an apparent gunshot wound to the body.  He was taken to the Prince George's HospitalCenter and pronounced dead at 12:10 am, on December 19.

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The 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.