A man shot outside Union Station at around 10 p.m. Halloween night has died from his injuries at local hospital, and the crime has now been deemed a homicide.
Police closed streets in the area and delayed at least one train as they searched for the perpetrators.
Officers issued a lookout for three suspects, all of whom are described as black males. The first wore a dark hooded sweatshirt and dark-colored jeans. The second wore a black hooded sweatshirt and dark-colored jogging pants. The last suspect wore a black shirt and dark-colored shoes.
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.
In Other News
At 12:20 a.m. Wednesday, a woman was arrested on the 1300 block of Half Street SW on charges of Simple Assault.
At 10:16 a.m. Wednesday, there was an assault with a dangerous weapon on the 1900 block of Maryland Avenue NE.
At 4:36 p.m. Wednesday, there was a robbery on the 900 block of 17th Street NE.
Reporting Illegal Activity
Prompt and detailed reporting of suspicious activities helps prevent crime. If a citizen sees suspicious activity, or any activity that seems out of the ordinary, immediately call 911.
When reporting suspicious activity, give an accurate description. Here are some things to include:
Brief description of the activity;
Date, time and location of the activity;
Physical identifiers of anyone you observed;
Descriptions of vehicles;
Information about where people involved in suspicious activities may have gone;
Your name and contact information.
“As we continue to work with our community in the prevention of crime, we ask that if you see something suspicious you contact us immediately,” says First District Commander Morgan C. Kane, MPA.
The Blotter is based on the reports posted on November 1, 2018 by the MPD to the 1D Listserv and 5D Listserv.