MPD’s Statement on Jamar Freeman

MPD identified the teen fatally stabbed in Petworth over the weekend as Jamar Freeman. Their press release is after the jump.

October 10, 2011

Homicide: 900 Block of Quincy Street, NW

(Washington, DC)-Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department are investigating the fatal stabbing which occurred in the 900 block of Quincy Street, NW.

On Saturday, October 8, 2011, at approximately 7:25 pm, units from the Fourth District discovered a male suffering from stab wounds in the 900 block of Quincy Street, NW. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services personnel responded to the scene and transported the victim to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead.

The decedent has been identified as 17 year-old Jamar Michael Freeman of Southeast, Washington, DC.

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 from any homicide committed in the District of Columbia.
Additionally, anonymous information may be submitted to DC CRIME SOLVERS at 1-800-673-2777 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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