Titus Jackson, 26, Killed in NE D.C. Shooting

A shooting in the 5200 block of Clay Street Northeast killed 26-year-old Titus Jackson Thursday evening, according to MPD.

Police officers responding to the sound of gunshots at approximately 6:10 p.m. located Jackson. According to the Washington Post, police spokeswoman Gwendolyn Crump said he was pronounced dead a short time later.

A press release from MPD is after the jump.

Homicide in the 5200 block of Clay Street NE

( Washington, DC) – Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a homicide which occurred in the 5200 block of Clay Street, NE. On Thursday, September 11, 2014 at approximately 6:10 pm members of the Sixth District responded to a call for the sounds of gunshots/man down. Upon arrival, they located the victim 26-year-old Titus Jackson 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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