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Homicide in the 700 Block of 50th Street, NE

Tuesday, February 7, 2006

At approximately 6 pm, on Monday, February 6, 2006, Metropolitan Police were called to the 700 block of <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /?>50th Street, NE, for the report of a shooting.  Upon arrival officers located 20-year-old William Rashad Kemper, of the 5100 block of Fitch Place, SE, sitting behind the wheel of a Chevrolet Tahoe, suffering from an apparent gunshot wound to the head. He was taken to the WashingtonHospitalCenter's MedStar Unit and pronounced dead.

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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.