Tywayne Thompson Killed in SE DC Shooting Early Monday

A 25-year-old Southeast DC man was found shot early Monday in the 700 block of 12th Street Southeast.

The man, identified by police as Tywayne Thompson, was taken to a hospital where he died.

A press release from MPD is after the jump.

June 24, 2013

Homicide: Rear of the 700 Block of 12th Street, SE

(Washington, DC)-Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a fatal shooting which occurred in the rear of the 700 block of 12th Street, SE.

On Monday, June 24, 2013, at approximately 1:25 am, members of the First District received a call for the report of a shooting in the rear of the 700 block of 12th Street, Southeast, Washington, D.C. Upon their arrival, the members located an adult male suffering from gunshot wounds. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services personnel transported the victim to a local hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead.

The decedent is identified as 25 year-old Tywayne Thompson 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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