Livingston Terrace SE Shooting Kills Man

A shooting in the 300 block of Livingston Terrace Southeast killed a man from Ashburn, Va., early Saturday morning.

Police found Damon Luke Brown, 49, unconscious and suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead at the scene of the shooting.

Brown is one of two men killed by gunfire overnight. Joseph Hardin, 30, died just over an hour earlier on 9th Street Northwest.

MPD’s full statement is below:

Homicide: 300 Block of Livingston Terrace, SE

(Washington, DC)-Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a fatal shooting which occurred in the 300 block of Livingston Terrace, SE.

On Saturday, February 23, 2013, at approximately 2:53 am, units from the Seventh District responded to investigate the sounds of gunshots in the area of the 300 block of Livingston Terrace, SE. Upon arrival, they located an adult male suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded and determined the decedent had no signs consistent with life. The decedent was transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner where he was pronounced dead.

The decedent is identified as 49-year-old Damon Luke Brown of Ashburn, Virginia.

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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