Ronald James Bryant | Homicide Watch DC news about Ronald James Bryanten-usFri, 02 Mar 2012 15:20:26 -0500"I Can't Believe Ron BenningPark Is Gone"<p><a href="" ><img src="" alt="" title="RonB" width="180" height="300" class="alignleft size-full wp-image-7967" /></a> A man fatally shot in Southeast DC Thursday night has been <a href="" onclick="javascript:_gaq.push(['_trackEvent','outbound-article','']);">identified</a> as 21-year-old <a href="" >Ronald Bryant</a>. Friends of <a href=";sk=wall" onclick="javascript:_gaq.push(['_trackEvent','outbound-article','']);">Bryant</a> have left messages on Homicide Watch DC, Facebook and Twitter identifying him as the man killed in a <a href="" >shooting in Southeast DC Thursday night</a>. Some of their comments and memories are gathered after the jump. Leave your own messages in the comments below, or tweet them to <a href="" onclick="javascript:_gaq.push(['_trackEvent','outbound-article','']);">@homicidewatch</a> to be included in the post.</p> <p>A press release from MPD is also after the jump.<br /> <span id="more-7966"></span></p> <blockquote><p>March 2, 2012<br /> Homicide in the<br /> 5000 block of Benning Road, S.E.</p> <p>(Washington, DC)-Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating the fatal shooting which occurred in the 5000 block of H Street, Southeast.</p> <p>On Thursday, March 1, 2012, at approximately 10:15 pm, units from the Sixth District responded to the 5000 block of H Street, Southeast, for the report of a shooting victim. Upon their arrival, they located the victim, suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. Personnel from DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene and transported the victim to an area hospital where the victim later succumbed to his injuries.</p> <p>The decedent has been identified as 21 year-old Ronald James Bryant of Southeast, Washington, DC. </p> <p>Further investigation revealed that the shooting occurred in the 5000 block of Benning Road, Southeast and the victim ran to the 5000 block of H Street, Southeast. There was a second subject injured during the shooting but was not shot.</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.</p> <p>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> <p><script src=""></script><noscript>[<a href="" onclick="javascript:_gaq.push(['_trackEvent','outbound-article','']);" target="_blank">View the story "\"RIP Ron B\"" on Storify</a>]</noscript></p> Laura AmicoFri, 02 Mar 2012 15:20:26 -0500 James BryantComment of the Day: "R.I..P Ron.B"<p><a href="" >Ahaywood5788</a> left the following <a href="" >comment</a> on the report of a <a href="" >man killed Thursday night</a> in Southeast DC:</p> <blockquote><p>R.I..P Ron.B I'M GOING MISS YU LIKE NO OTHER</p></blockquote> Laura AmicoFri, 02 Mar 2012 10:15:51 -0500 James BryantMan Killed in SE DC Shooting <p><script src="/static/assets/js/loader.js"></script><br /> <script> new HomicideMap({ container: "#HW-homicide-embed-157", filter: { id: 157 }, width: 500, height: 350, options: { zoom: 15, scrollwheel: false, center: new google.maps.LatLng(38.8788014, -76.9314011) } }).render(); </script></p> <p>According to local news reports, a man shot Thursday night in the 5000 block of H Street Southeast has died of his injuries. </p> <p>The shooting occurred at about 10:15 p.m. and was one of two shootings Thursday night. A shooting was reported in the 5000 Block of Benning Road, SE at about the same time. WUSA said the two shootings were connected. The Benning Road victim was found inside a carry-out store. The two locations are less than 200 feet apart.<br /> <span id="more-7962"></span><br /> Reported <a href="" onclick="javascript:_gaq.push(['_trackEvent','outbound-article','']);">WUSA</a>:</p> <blockquote><p>MPD says the two men were shot in the 5000 block of Benning Road around 10:17 Thursday night. Police say one of the victims may have been found inside a carry-out store. The second victim was found outside on H Street. </p> <p>One of the victims sustained a gun shot wound to the head and was pronounced dead at a local hospital. The second victim was transported with a non-life-threatening gun shot wound.</p></blockquote> <p><a href="" onclick="javascript:_gaq.push(['_trackEvent','outbound-article','']);">WJLA</a> and <a href="" onclick="javascript:_gaq.push(['_trackEvent','outbound-article','']);">Fox5</a> also have reports this morning.</p> Laura AmicoFri, 02 Mar 2012 07:59:53 -0500 James Bryant