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Second Victim from 42nd and Meade Streets, NE Double Shooting Dies of His Injuries

Monday, November 16, 2009

The second victim in a shooting that occurred on Wednesday, November 11, 2009 at 42nd and Meade Streets, NE succumbed to his injuries. The victim has been identified as 32-year-old Mouhamed Diop of the 3500 block of <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /?>Silver Park Drive in Suitland, Md.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /?>

At approximately 8:50 pm on Wednesday, November 11, 2009, officers from the Sixth District responded to 42nd and Meade Streets, NE, to investigate the report of a possible vehicle accident at that location. Upon arrival, officers learned that two adult males who had been removed from the vehicle by emergency medical service personnel were found to be suffering from apparent gunshot wounds.  One of the victims, identified as 37-year-old Babacar Ndiaye of Oxon Hill, Maryland was transported by personnel from the DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services Department to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead.  The second victim, Mr. Diop, was transported to an area hospital where he remained in critical condition until he was removed from life support at 5 pm on Friday, November 13, 2009.

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

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.

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 Crime Solvers leads to an arrest and indictment, that caller will be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.