James Edward Dean Killed in SE DC Shooting Sunday Evening

A shooting in Southeast DC Sunday evening killed 19-year-old James Edward Dean, MPD said Monday evening.

According to a press release from the department, Dean was found in the 3100 block of Buena Vista Terrace, Southeast with apparent gunshot wounds at about 5:18 p.m. He was pronounced dead later that evening.

A press release from MPD is below.

February 11, 2013

Homicide: 3100 Block of Buena Vista Terrace, SE

(Washington, DC)-Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a fatal shooting which occurred in the 3100 block of Buena Vista Terrace, SE.

On Sunday, February 10, 2013, at approximately 5:18 pm, units from the Seventh District reported sounds of gunshots in the area of the 3100 block of Buena Vista Terrace, SE. Upon arrival, they located an adult male suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services transported the victim to a local hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead.

The decedent is identified as 19-year-old James Edward Dean of Southeast, Washington, DC.

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.

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