Man Killed on Third Street Wednesday Morning

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A man was shot and killed on the Hill early Wednesday morning.

At around 3:19 a.m., police were called to the 800 block of Third Street SE with reports of a shooting. Officers found an adult male suffering from a gunshot wound, displaying no visible signs of life.

UPDATE: police have identified the man as 35-year-old Carl Harris, of no fixed address.

The 800 block of Third Street SE was closed in both directions for the investigation.

The Metropolitan Police Department offers a reward of up to $25,000 to anyone providing information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for a homicide committeed 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.

Carjacking

After two cars were taken at gunpoint Monday, another was taken in an armed carjacking Tuesday night. It happened Aug. 31 at approximately 8:45 p.m. on the 1000 Block of Fourth Street SE.

Four suspects approached the victim and produced a firearm while demanding the victim’s vehicle. All suspects fled in the stolen 2016 charcoal grey Lexus RX 350 bearing DC tags.

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.

The Blotter is based on the reports posted on September 1st, 2021 by the MPD to the 1D Listserv and 5D Listservs. The Hill Rag reports on violent crimes in the Capitol Hill area.