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Homicide in the 900 Block of Westminster Street, NW

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating the fatal shooting which occurred in the 900 block of <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /?>Westminster Street, NW.

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On Monday, October 25, 2010 at approximately 11:30 pm, officers from the Third District were in the area of the 900 block of Westminster Street, NW when they heard sounds of gunshots.  Officers then responded to that scene to investigate and discovered an adult male victim in the rear of the 900 block of Westminster Street, NW suffering from a gunshot wound. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services personnel responded to the scene and transported the victim to an area hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.


The victim in the case has been identified as 24-year-old Ronald Johnson of Northeast Washington, DC.


Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the police at (202) 727-9099 or 1-888-919-CRIME (1-888-919-2746).


Additionally, anonymous information may be submitted 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 the Crime Solvers Unit leads to an arrest and indictment, that caller will be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.