Johnie Lee Resper Killed in NE D.C. Shooting

A man fatally shot in D.C. Wednesday afternoon has been identified as 18-year-old Johnie Lee Resper of Upper Marlboro, Maryland.

Police found Resper at approximately 3:04 p.m. in the 200 block of Adams Street Northeast suffering from gunshot wounds. The Washington Post reports that police are searching for a small, black, four-door vehicle in connection with Resper’s death.

A press release from MPD is after the jump.

Homicide: 3rd and Adams Streets, Northeast

(Washington, DC) – Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a homicide which occurred near the intersection of 3rd and Adams Streets, NE.

On Wednesday, October 1, 2014 at approximately 3:04 pm, members of the Fifth District responded to a call for shooting. Upon arrival, they located the victim, 18-year-old Johnie Lee Resper of Upper Marlboro, Maryland, in the 200 block of Adams Street, NE suffering from gunshot wounds.

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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