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Person of Interest Sought in a Homicide: 2100 block of Alabama Avenue, Southeast

Friday, March 31, 2017

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department's Homicide Branch seek the public's assistance in identifying and locating a person of interest in a fatal shooting which occurred in the 2100 block of Alabama Avenue, Southeast, on Tuesday, March 28, 2017.


At approximately 3:45 pm, officers from the Seventh District responded to the 2100 block of Alabama Avenue, Southeast, for the report of a shooting. While responding, members of the Seventh District located a motor vehicle accident at the intersection of Stanton Road and Alabama Avenue, Southeast. Members discovered that the driver and passenger, of one of the involved vehicles, were suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. DC Fire and EMS transported both adult male victims to an area hospital, where one of the victims succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead. The other victim sustained non-life-threatening injuries.


The decedent was identified as 31-year-old Antwan Jones, of Arlington, VA.


The person of interest can be seen in this video:


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.