Police have obtained video that may help them to identify and locate a suspect in a June 22nd homicide.
The fatal shooting took place Saturday, June 22, on the 300 block of K Street SE.
Police went there around 3:18 pm, after getting reports of a shooting at that address, located a block from Canal Park near Nationals Parking Lot T.
When they got there, offers found an unconscious man suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.
DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene and transported the victim to an area hospital. After all life-saving efforts failed, the victim was pronounced dead.
The decedent was identified as 22-year-old George Hendrix, of Southeast, DC.
The suspect was captured by a nearby surveillance camera and can be seen in the video above.
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 sending a text message to 50411.
In Other News
At 1:17 a.m. Saturday, a man was arrested on the 600 block of H Street NW on charges of Simple Assault.
At 12:07 p.m. Saturday, there was a robbery on the 2600 blocj of Benning Road NE.
At 12:28 p.m. Saturday, a man was arrested on the 400 block of Oklahoma Avenue NE on charges of Robbery.
At 8:56 p.m. Saturday, a man was arrested for Theft First Degree on the 1100 block of Third Street SW.
At 9:49 p.m. Saturday, a man was arrested on the 1700 block of Benning Road NE on charges of Assault with a Dangerous Weapon.
At 3 a.m. Sunday, a man was arrested on the 200 block of Massachusetts Avenue NE on charges of Driving Under the Influence.
At 4:47 p.m. Sunday, a man was arrested on the 400 block of 15th Street NW on charges of Simple Assault.
At 6:18 p.m. Sunday, there was an assault in the course of a robbery on the 1400 block of H Street 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 July 21st and 22nd, 2019 by the MPD to the 1D Listserv and 5D Listserv.