Benning Road Shooting Victim IDed as Stephon Emmanuel Way

A man shot and killed near the Benning Road metro station Saturday morning has been identified as Stephon Emmanuel Way, a 24-year-old from Upper Marlboro, Md.

According to media reports, the second victim in that shooting, a 16-year-old girl, has survived.

A links roundup and MPD’s press release are after the jump.

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December 10, 2011

Homicide: 4500 Block of Benning Road, NE

( Washington , DC )-Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating the fatal shooting which occurred in the 4500 block of Benning Road, NE.

On December 10, 2011, at approximately 3:57 am, units from the Sixth District responded to a gas station in the 4500 block of Benning Road, NE for the report of a shooting. Upon arriving, officers discovered an adult male suffering from a gunshot wound in a vehicle. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services personnel transported the victim to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead.

A second victim, a 16-year-old female from SE was also wounded. She was transported to an area hospital with what are believed to be a non-life threatening injury.

The decedent has been identified as 24 year-old Stephon Emmanuel Way of Upper Marlboro, MD.

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 .

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). Additionally, anonymous information may be submitted to the department’s TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 50411.

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