Saturday, October 26, 2013

homicide on the unit block of Florida Avenue NW

From: "Beach, Mark (MPD)" <>
To: "" <>
Cc: "Solberg, Andrew (MPD)" <>; "Kane, Morgan (MPD)" <>; "Wright, Andre (MPD)" <>; "Groomes, Diane (MPD)" <>
Sent: Saturday, October 26, 2013 8:45 AM
Subject: [MPD-5D] Homicide Occurred within the Fifth Police District

The Metropolitan Police Department's Violent Crime Branch is actively investigating a Homicide which occurred just after 1:00 AM this morning in the Unit Block of Florida Avenue, NW, within the Fifth Police District.
Fifth Police District Units patrolling this area heard gunshots and observed a dark vehicle driving away from the scene.  While units followed this vehicle, additional units were directed to the Gas Station lot in the Unit Block of Florida Avenue, NW and located two adult males suffering from gunshot wounds.  Both were transported from the scene by DCFEMS to local area hospitals for treatment.  One of the victims was pronounced dead a short time later.
Occupants of the dark vehicle were stopped and are considered persons of interest. 
Should you, or anyone you know, be a witness to, or hear information concerning this Homicide, we ask that you contact the Metropolitan Police Department's Command Information Center on 202-727-9099 immediately. 
The Fifth Police District and members of the Violent Crimes Branch are working around the clock in an attempt to bring closure to this Homicide and all crimes of violence.  We ask that you be our partner in the community and report to us all information, no matter how small or inconsequential you might believe it to be.  Again, please contact us immediately on
Mark Beach
Assistant Patrol District Commander
Metropolitan DC Police Department Fifth Police District 1805 Bladensburg Road, NE Washington, DC 20002
202-345-1313 BeachBerry 202-698-0150 5D Station Operations 202-327-4392 5D Watch Commander 202-698-0111 5D Command Complex  202-727-9099 Command Information Center

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