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Homicide: 600 Block of 46th Place, Southeast

Sunday, August 26, 2018

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred on Sunday, August 26, 2018, in the 600 block of 46th Place, Southeast.

At approximately 1:53 am, members of the Sixth District responded to the listed location for the report of sounds of gunshots. Upon arrival, members located an adult male victim suffering from a gunshot wound. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene and found no signs consistent with life. The victim remained on the scene until he was transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.

The decedent has been identified as 28 year-old Piera Sterling Barbour, of Suitland, 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 sending a text message to 50411.