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Homicide: 7400 Block of Georgia Avenue NW

Sunday, September 30, 2012

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating the fatal shooting which occurred in the 7400 Block of Georgia Avenue NW.

On Sunday, September 30, 2012, at approximately 2:29 am, units from the Fourth District responded to the 7400 Block of Georgia Avenue NW for the report of a shooting.  Upon arrival, they located an adult male suffering from a gunshot wound.  DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services personnel arrived on the scene and determined that the victim had no signs consistent with life. The victim was later transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner where he was pronounced dead. 

The decedent is identified as 29 year-old Lamar Michael Fonville.

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 wanted 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.