Thursday, August 27, 2009

Stabbing on 200 blk of Q St NW

This is important enough to leave sleep mode.August 26, 2009

Fatal Stabbing on Q Street, NW

Detectives assigned to the Metropolitan Police Departmentís Homicide Branch are currently
investigating a homicide which occurred this afternoon on Q Street, NW .

On Wednesday, August 26, 2009, at approximately 2:33 pm, officers assigned to the Fifth District and DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services Department personnel responded the 200 block of Q Street, NW for the report of an aggravated assault. Upon arrival, they located two adults suffering from apparent stab wounds in front of 209 Q Street .

One of the victims was transported to Howard University Hospital and pronounced dead at 3:02 pm.† The identity of the victim is being withheld pending positive identification and notification of next†of-kin.

The second victim was transported to an area hospital and admitted in stable condition for treatment of apparently non-life-threatenin g injuries. The identity of this victim is being withheld due to witness status.†

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call police at (202) 727-9099 or 1-888-919- CRIM [E] (1-888-919-2746) .
†The Metropolitan Police Department is currently offering a reward of up to $25,000 to anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for any homicide committed in the District of Columbia .

Accord to Si and the referenced blog there will be a vigil Friday.:
There will be a candlelight vigil for the trans victims tomorrow night 8/28 (Friday) at 6:30pm 209 Q ST NW. Wash, DC.

http://dc.bilerico.com/2009/08/update_police_searching_for_killer_of_tr.php

Anonymous information may also be forwarded to DC Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS and to the departmentís TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 50411. If the information provided by a caller to Crime Solvers leads to an arrest and indictment, that caller will be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.

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