MPD issued the following statement this afternoon about a fatal stabbing that took place early Sunday morning at a Brookland nightclub.
Comments left on Homicide Watch DC’s earlier reports about the death identify the victim as “James” and “Jimmy.”
March 19, 2012
Homicide 3500 Block of 12th Street, NE
(Washington, DC)- Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating the fatal stabbing which occurred in the 3500 block of 12th Street NE.
On Sunday, March 18, 2012, at approximately 2:27 am, officers from the Fifth District responded to the 3500 block of 12th Street, NE for the report of a stabbing. Upon arrival, they located an adult male suffering from a stab wound. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services personnel transported the victim to a local hospital where he was subsequently pronounced dead.
The identification of the decedent is being withheld pending next of kin notification.
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. Additionally, anonymous information may be submitted to the department’s TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 50411.