Police ID Man Killed Near Marvin Gaye Park in Northeast D.C. as Hubert Hunter, 21

A man died last Thursday after being shot in Northeast D.C. near Marvin Gaye Park, reports the Washington Post.

He was identified by police as 21-year-old Hubert Hunter of Northeast, DC.

According to NBC Washington, the man was found unconscious around 7 p.m. in the 600 block of Division Avenue Northeast; he died several hours later.

A message on the Sixth District listserv from Commander Robert Contee states:

The Sixth District is currently investigating a shooting at Division Ave. and Foote Street NE.

Anyone with information should call 202-727-9099 or text information to 50411.

Thank you

A press release from MPD is below.

Homicide: 500 Block of Division Avenue, Northeast
A $25K reward is being offered for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) wanted for the homicide of 21-year-old Hubert Hunter.
Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a homicide which occurred in the 500 block of Division Avenue, Northeast.

On Thursday April 10, 2014, at approximately 6:49 pm, police officers from the Sixth District responded to a call for the sounds of gunshots. Upon arrival, they located an adult male suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services personnel responded to the scene and determined that there were no signs consistent with life. The decedent was subsequently transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for the District of Columbia, where an autopsy will be performed to determine the cause and manner of death.

The decedent has been identified as 21-year-old Hubert Hunter of Northeast, 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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