A man was shot and killed down the street from Garrison Elementary School this weekend, say D.C. Police.
Police say 33-year-old Charles Douglas of District Heights was sitting in his car near the 1300 block of Riggs Street NW around 1:43 a.m. when an unknown assailant approached him and “fired several shots” into the vehicle.
Officers responded to the scene and found Douglas suffering from a gunshot wound.
Though D.C. Fire and EMS personnel rushed Douglas to the hospital, he eventually succumbed to his injuries.
Police have not made any arrests or identified any suspects in connection with the homicide.
Police 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 text messaging 50411.
D.C. Police confirmed they’ve launched a homicide investigation after a man was shot and killed in Shaw shortly before midnight last night at the 1300 block of 5th Street NW.
The victim was identified at 5:30 p.m. as 26 year-old Patrick Shaw.
ANC 6E04 Commissioner Rachelle Nigro said in a Facebook post she believed the victim was not a resident of the area.
Nigro posted again this morning:
Update: last night’s victim shot in the 2nd NW Cooperative Complex (1300 block of 5th St.) has died. It is now a homicide investigation. I will be speaking to the Commander again today. Last night the detectives on the scene were working with the leaders of the Cooperative gathering information.
Police are offering a reward of up to $25,000 to anyone that provides information which leads to the arrest and conviction of the shooter.
Photo via Facebook.com/votenigro