A man was shot in the head and died around 1:16 am Saturday, February 23, on the 1900 block of 9th Street NW, according to DC Police. The lookout is for two men wearing ski masks and armed with guns.
The man was killed just south of U Street NW. DC Police confirmed the man’s death this morning; more details are expected today. Homicides are rare in the Dupont-Logan-U Street area.
The DC Police Alert: “SHOOTING 0116 HOURS 1900 BLOCK 9TH STREET NW LOOKOUT FOR (2) B/M’S, WEARING MASKS, AND DARK CLOTHING, BOTH ARMED WITH HANDGUNS DO NOT TAKE ACTION CALL 911 W/EVENT I20130083484, Sent on: 02/23 01:23”
From the DC Police Twitter feed: “3D Shooting //1900 blk 9th St NW //Adult male shot in the head unconscious not breathing /LOF (2) B/M’s wearing mask armed w guns /6559”
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DC Police are looking for information about a shooting that occurred at 2:32 this morning (Sunday) in Adams Morgan. It happened in the 2400 block of 17th Street NW, which is between Kalorama Road and Euclid Street and very close to the Harris Teeter grocery store.
MPD Third District Commander Jacob Kishter says anyone with information is asked to contact MPD at 202-727-9099 or through the anonymous tip line at 1-888-919-CRIME or text to 50411.
Here is the Police Alert that went out at 2:47 am, with details on the two suspects, “S-1” and “S-2.”
Police Alert-Shooting: Shooting 0232 hours 2500 2400 Block of 17th St NW, LOF: (2) B/M, S-1: 6′, white tank shirt, blue jeans, dreads; S-2: all dark clothing DO NOT TAKE ACTION CALL 911 W/EVENT #I20100342621. Sent on: 06/27 02:47
This morning there was a shooting in the 2400 block of 18th street NW. In the early morning hours there was a physical fight between two males. During the fight both males brandished handguns. The fight then turned towards control of the handguns. One male managed to wrestle the handgun away from the other. The other male then fired two rounds at the other males who ran away from the scene. Two officers who were on the scene observed what happened gave chase and made an apprehension. Two guns were recovered were on the scene and a arrest was made. – Inspector Edward Delgado, MPD 3rd District