Frederick Ezekiel Booker | Homicide Watch DC news about Frederick Ezekiel Bookeren-usSat, 11 May 2013 11:33:26 -0400Weekend Read: WaPo "Mother loses two sons to gun violence in D.C. within 11 years"<p>The <a href="" onclick="javascript:_gaq.push(['_trackEvent','outbound-article','']);">Washington Post</a> reports this weekend on <a href="" >Frederick Booker</a>'s death, and his family's previous experience with homicide-- his brother was killed in DC in 2002.<br /> <span id="more-14666"></span><br /> Writes the Post:</p> <blockquote><p>Charles Booker, 19, was killed shortly after midnight on July 20, 2002, in the 4400 block of Seventh Street NE, about 11 / 2 miles from where his brother was slain. He was one of three killed and five wounded over a violent District weekend. Police never assigned a motive nor made an arrest; family members contended that he was struck by a stray bullet.</p> <p>It was Frederick who had made the tearful call to Charlene Booker in the summer of 2002, according to a news account at the time: “Mommy, somebody shot Charlie and he’s dead.”</p></blockquote> <p>Read the full story <a href="" onclick="javascript:_gaq.push(['_trackEvent','outbound-article','']);">here</a>.</p> Laura AmicoSat, 11 May 2013 11:33:26 -0400 Ezekiel BookerSunday Homicide Victim in Northeast D.C. Identified as Frederick Booker<p><iframe src="" width="100%" height="350" frameborder=0></iframe></p> <p>Police identified the victim of a fatal shooting Sunday evening as <a href="" >Frederick Booker</a>, according to a statement released Monday morning.</p> <p>Officers were called to the 4100 block of 20th Street Northeast Sunday for reports of a man unconscious in a vehicle. When they arrived, they found that the man had been shot. Booker, of Northeast D.C., was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead.<span id="more-14591"></span></p> <p>A press release from the Metropolitan Police Department is below:</p> <blockquote><p>Homicide: 4100 Block of 20th Street, NE</p> <p>(Washington, DC)-Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a fatal shooting which occurred in the 4100 block of 20th Street, Northeast.</p> <p>On Sunday, May 5, 2013, at approximately 6:41 pm, units from the Fifth District responded to the 4100 block of 20th Street, NE for the report of an unconscious person inside of a vehicle. Upon arrival, they located an adult male suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services personnel responded and transported the victim to an area hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead.</p> <p>The decedent is identified as 29-year-old Frederick Booker of Northeast, 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> Sam PearsonMon, 06 May 2013 12:18:35 -0400 Ezekiel Booker