Christopher McKay Ballard | Homicide Watch DC news about Christopher McKay Ballarden-usWed, 10 Jul 2013 09:25:01 -0400WJLA: Christopher Ballard, Killed Saturday, Was Due to Testify in Carjacking Case<p><a href="" onclick="javascript:_gaq.push(['_trackEvent','outbound-article','']);">WJLA</a> reports that <a href="" >Christopher Ballard</a>, killed Saturday, was due to testify in a carjacking case at DC Superior Court on Monday.<br /> <span id="more-16127"></span></p> <blockquote><p>According to court records, Ballard and another man were carjacked at gunpoint last December in the same neighborhood.<br /> Records show two men walked up and said “Get out of the car, but Ballard and the passenger refused."</p> <p>Detectives said as Ballard pulled away, one of the carjackers fired multiple shots at the car striking at least three times.</p></blockquote> <p>Read the rest at <a href="" onclick="javascript:_gaq.push(['_trackEvent','outbound-article','']);">WJLA</a>.</p> Laura AmicoWed, 10 Jul 2013 09:25:01 -0400 McKay BallardSE Shooting Victim IDed as Christopher Ballard<p>A man <a href="" >killed early Saturday morning</a> has been identified as <a href="" >Christopher Ballard</a>, 38, of Southeast D.C.</p> <p>Police found Ballard at the intersection of 53rd and E Streets Southeast at 2:14 a.m. after responding to the sound of gunfire. He was suffering from multiple gunshot wounds and pronounced dead on the scene.</p> <p>A press release from MPD is below: <span id="more-16060"></span></p> <blockquote><p> Homicide: 53rd and E Street, SE</p> <p>(Washington, DC)-Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a fatal shooting which occurred at the intersection of 53rd and E Street, SE.</p> <p>On Saturday, July 6, 2013, at approximately 2:14 am, a Sixth District uniformed patrol officer heard the sound of gunshots at the intersection of 53rd and E Street, SE. Upon arrival, the patrol officer discovered an adult male suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services personnel responded and did not find any signs consistent with life. The decedent remained on the scene and was transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for the District of Columbia, pending an autopsy.</p> <p>The decedent is identified as 38-year-old Christopher Ballard of Southeast, Washington, DC.</p> <p>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. </p></blockquote> Chris AmicoSat, 06 Jul 2013 13:55:14 -0400 McKay BallardMan Killed in Early Morning Shooting in SE DC<p><iframe src="" width="100%" height="350" frameborder=0></iframe></p> <p>A shooting in Southeast DC early Saturday morning has left one man dead, <a href="" onclick="javascript:_gaq.push(['_trackEvent','outbound-article','']);">NBC Washington</a> reports. </p> <p>According to a <a href="" onclick="javascript:_gaq.push(['_trackEvent','outbound-article','']);">DC Alert</a>, the shooting was reported at 2:14 a.m. in the 53OO block of E Street SE. </p> <p>No lookout was given and other details weren't immediately available.</p> Laura AmicoSat, 06 Jul 2013 08:38:01 -0400 McKay Ballard