Homicide: 5700 Block of Georgia Avenue, Northwest

Public Information Office: 202-727-4383

August 9, 2016

Homicide: 5700 Block of Georgia Avenue, Northwestt

(Washington, DC) – Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred in the 5700 block of Georgia Avenue, Northwest on Monday, August 8, 2016.

At approximately 7:10 pm, members of the Fourth District responded to a call for a shooting. Upon arrival on the scene, members located an adult male suffering from gunshot wounds to the body. The victim was transported an area hospital and was pronounced dead.

The decedent has been identified as 45-year-old Donald Stephen Johnson, Jr.

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 responsible 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



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