At about 5:30 p.m. Monday evening, police responded to reports of a shooting near the Shell gas station at 1400 Maryland Avenue NE. There they found a man with multiple gunshot wounds.
He was transported to the hospital, where he later died of his injuries.
Police identified the victim as 21 year-old Dion DeMarco Boyd, of Northeast DC.
A lookout was issued for a black male wearing a grey hoodie with hood up and a blue pocket on the front with white pants.
Shooting on 19th Street
Earlier that afternoon at about 3 p.m., police responded to reports of a shooting in the 1500 block of 19th Street SE. Further information was not available at press time.This story will be updated as information becomes available.
Anyone who has knowledge of these incidents should take no action but call police at (202) 727-9099. You can also text your tip to the Department’s Text Tip Line at 50411.
MPD offers a reward of up to $25,000 to anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for any homicide committed in the District of Columbia.
In Other News
At 12:42 a.m. Monday, a man was arrested on the 1500 block of Pennsylvania Avenue SE on charges of Possession with Intent to Distribute a Controlled Substance.
At 5:33 a.m. Monday, there was a robbery on the 600 block of Eighth Street NE.
At 10:50 a.m. Monday, a man was arrested on the 600 block of H Street NE on charges of Destruction of Public Property.
At 11:20 p.m. Monday, a man was arrested on the 2000 block of I Street NE on charges of Threatening to Do Bodily Harm.
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 July 31st, 2018 by the MPD to the 1D Listserv and 5D Listserv.