SW DC Double Shooting Leaves One Dead, One Injured

UPDATE: MPD has identified the man killed in this shooting as 28-year-old Donald Ray Brown of Northeast DC. The surviving victim, MPD said, is a juvenile female.

A double shooting in Southwest DC Wednesday killed one man. A second was shot in the hand.

The Washington Post reports that the shooting occurred in a courtyard area of the Greenleaf Gardens apartments.

A video from NBC Washington is here and WUSA has this report:

September 5, 2013

Homicide: 900 Block of 3rd Street, Southwest

(Washington, DC)-Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a fatal shooting which occurred in the 900 block of 3rd Street, Southwest.

On Wednesday, September 4, 2013 at approximately 9:18 pm, officers from the First District responded to the 200 block of K Street, Southwest for the report of a shooting. Upon their arrival, they were directed to the 900 block of 3rd Street Southwest where they located an unconscious adult male suffering from apparent multiple gunshot wounds. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services personnel responded and transported the victim to a local hospital where he was pronounced.

A second juvenile female victim was located suffering from a gunshot wound to the hand. She was transported to an area hospital for treatment and released.

The decedent is identified as 28 year-old Donald Ray Brown of Northeast, 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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