Keith Banks

Metro PD have released this information about last night’s homicide in Northeast D.C.

Contact: Officer Istmania Bonilla (202) 727-4383

November 12, 2010

HOMICIDE in the 1100 Block of Galloway Street, NE

(Washington)-Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a fatal shooting which occurred in the 1100 block of Galloway Street, NE.

On Friday, November 12, 2010, at approximately 3:00 am, units from the Fourth District were dispatched to investigate the report of sounds of gunshots at the intersection of 12th Street and Crittenden Street, NE. Upon arrival, a canvas of the surrounding area led the units to the 1100 block of Galloway Street, NE, where they discovered the victim. The victim was unconscious, unresponsive, and found to be suffering from gunshot wounds. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services personnel responded and transported the victim to a local area hospital. The victim succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead.

The decedent is identified as 29 year-old Keith Banks of the 300 block of Quackenbos Street, NW.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the police at (202) 727-9099 or 1-888-919-CRIME (1-888-919-2746).

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 wanted for any homicide committed in the District of Columbia.

Additionally, anonymous information may be submitted to D.C. CRIME SOLVERS at 1-866-411-TIPS and to the department’s TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 50411. If the information provided by the caller to the Crime Solvers Unit leads to an arrest and indictment, that caller will be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.

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