NW DC Shooting Victim Identified as Keenan Jerel Lee

A man fatally shot Saturday night near Howard University has been identified as 20-year-old Keenan Jerel Lee of Capitol Heights, MD.

A press release from MPD is below.

October 23, 2011

Homicide: 2200 Block of Georgia Avenue, NW

(Washington, DC)-Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating the fatal shooting which occurred in the 2200 block of Georgia Avenue, NW

On Saturday, October 22, 2011 at approximately 10:07 pm, units from the Third District responded to Georgia Avenue and V Street, NW to investigate the sounds of gunshots. Upon their arrival, they discovered the victim had been taken to a local hospital suffering from gunshot wounds where he later succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead. The preliminary investigation revealed the victim was standing in the 2200 block of Georgia Avenue at the time of the shooting.

The decedent has been identified as 20 year-old Keenan Jerel Lee of Capitol Heights, MD.

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 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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