Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred in the early hours of Memorial Day Monday May 28. It happened at about 2:31 a.m. on the 700 block of Langston Terrace NE, just east of Hechinger Mall.
Officers from the Fifth District heard the sounds of gunshots and went to that block, where they found an adult male victim who had been shot. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services (FEMS) also responded to the scene.
The man showed no signs consistent with life was transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner. He has been identified as 24-year old Anthony Jerome Clark of Southeast.
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 who has knowledge of this incident should please contact the First District Detectives Unit at 202-299-2025, or the Command Information Center 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 1:44 p.m. Monday, a car was stolen on the 1000 block of New Jersey Avenue SE.
At 4:05 a.m. Monday, there was a robbery on the 1200 block of 18th Avenue NE.
At 11:26 p.m. Monday, a car was stolen on the 300 block of 20th Ave 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 April 29th, 2018 by the MPD to the 1D Listserv and 5D Listserv.