Police Seek Information in K Street Homicide

Weekend Crime Blotter

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Police are looking for information in a homicide that took place Saturday, June 22nd on the 300 block of K Street SE.

At around 3:18 p.m., officers came to the block after getting reports of a shooting. When they arrived, they found an unconscious male suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services (DC FEMS) transported the victim to an area hospital. After all life-saving efforts failed, he was pronounced dead at hospital.

The victim is 22-year-old George Hendrix, of Southeast DC.

A lookout was issued Saturday evening for a thin black male, wearing a black long-sleeved hooded top, a mask, and slim-fitting black pants.

Police are looking for any information, photographs or video that can help with the case. Investigators can be reached at (202) 299-2025, should you have any information about the incident.  Alternatively, information can be forwarded to investigators by contacting the Metropolitan Police Department’s Command Information Center at (202) 727-9099 or the Text Tip Line by texting 50411.

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.

In Other News

At 2:03 a.m. Saturday, a man was arrested on the 500 block of H Street NE on charges of Simple Assault.

At 5:20 a.m. Sunday, a man was arrested on the 1200 block of North Carolina Avenue NE on charges of Simple Assault.

At 8:30 a.m. Sunday, a man was arrested on the corner of Seventh and E Streets SE on charges of Simple Assault.

At 6:09 p.m. Sunday, there was a robbery on the 1700 block of Gales Street NE.

At 6:44 p.m. Sunday, there was a robbery at a residence on the 700 block of 14th Street SE.

At 9:30 p.m. Sunday, a man was arrested on the 300 block of Third Street NE on charges of Simple Assault.

At 9:40 p.m. Sunday, a man was arrested on the 1200 block of Van Street SE on charges of Simple Assault.

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 June 24th and 25th, 2019 by the MPD to the 1D Listserv and 5D Listserv.