Four Homicides on Christmas Eve

Five people were killed in separate shootings across D.C. on Christmas Eve. Four have been ruled homicides.

The fifth was a police-involved shooting. Officers shot and killed a man who matched the description of a robbery suspect, according to MPD.

According to the Washington Post, the four separate shootings were unrelated.

  • At approximately 5:26 p.m., a woman was found in the 3900 block of 14th Street Northwest suffering from a gunshot wound. She was taken to a hospital where she died. The woman’s identity is being withheld until police can notify the family.
  • At 9:05 p.m., Gregory Lee, 28, was found in the 1200 block of Stevens Road Southeast with a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead on the scene.
  • Almost an hour later, police responded to the sound of gunshots. An adult male suffering from a gunshot wound was located in the 2600 block of Sherman Avenue Northwest and was pronounced dead at the scene. His identity is being withheld until police can notify his family.
  • Twenty minutes later, police found 25-year-old Marquiz Anthony Robinson of Centreville, Virginia, in the 800 block of Bladensburg Road Northeast unconscious and suffering from a gunshot wound. He died at a local hospital.
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