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Homicide: Unit Block of Forrester Street, Southwest

Sunday, January 13, 2019

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a homicide that occurred on Sunday, January 13, 2019, in the Unit Block of Forrester Street, Southwest.


At approximately 1:16 am, members of the Seventh District responded to the listed location for the detection of the sound of gunshots. Upon arrival, officers located two victims inside of a vehicle suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene and transported the victims to an area hospital for treatment of life-threatening injuries. After all life-saving efforts failed, the victims were pronounced dead.


The decedents have been identified as 20 year-old Zyair Bradley, of Southwest, DC, and 23 year-old Alexis Washington, of Northeast, DC.


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.