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Homicide: 600 Block of Edgewood Street, Northeast

Saturday, July 18, 2015

(Washington, DC) – Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating the homicide that occurred on Friday, July 17, 2015 at approximately 9:10 pm.

Officers from the Fifth District responded to a call for a shooting in the 600 block of Edgewood Street, Northeast.  Upon arrival, they located an adult male victim suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.  DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services personnel responded and transported the victim to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead.

The decedent has been identified as 18-year-old Bryan Perkins of Northeast, Washington, DC.

Three additional adult males sustained gunshot wounds in this offense and were transported to local hospitals for treatment.

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.