Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are currently investigating a homicide which occurred at 4th and Atlantic Streets, SE. <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /?>
At approximately 4:15 am on Thursday, November 19, 2009, members from the Seventh District responded to the vicinity of 4th and Atlantic Streets, SE, to investigate the report of a fight in progress. Upon arrival they located an adult male suffering from apparent multiple stab wounds. The victim was subsequently transported by personnel from the DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services Department to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead.
The identity of the victim in this case is being withheld at this time pending the proper notification of the next-of-kin.
Anyone with information about this case is asked to call police at (202) 727-9099 or 1-888-919-CRIM [E] (1-888-919-2746).
The Metropolitan Police Department is currently offering 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 <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /?>District of Columbia.
Anonymous information may also be forwarded to DC Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS and to the department’s TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 50411. If the information provided by the caller to Crime Solvers leads to an arrest and indictment, that caller will be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.