Man Shot, Killed in NE DC Wednesday Afternoon

A man was killed Wednesday afternoon after being shot in Northeast DC, the Washington Post reports.

MPD identified the victim as Andre Wiggins, a 19-year-old Northeast DC man.

He had been shot multiple times, said MPD authorities.

Read MPD’s press release below.

October 26, 2011

Homicide: 5200 Block of Clay Street, NE

(Washington, DC)-Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating the fatal shooting which occurred in the 5200 block of Clay Street, NE.

On Wednesday, October 26, 2011 at approximately 11:54 am, Sixth District officers responded to the 5200 block of Clay Street, NE to investigate the report of a shooting. Upon their arrival, they located an adult male who was unconscious and unresponsive suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services personnel transported the victim to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead.

The decedent has been identified as 19 year-old Andre Wiggins of Northeast, 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 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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