14 October, 2010

Homicide in the 1200 block of W Street, NE

News Release

For Immediate Release

Contact: Gwendolyn Crump (202) 727-4383

October 13, 2010
Homicide in the 1200 block of W Street, NE

( Washington, DC) – Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a double shooting that resulted in a fatality.

On Wednesday, October 13, 2010, at approximately 6:25 am, units from the Fifth District responded to the Department of Public Works at 1241 W St., NE, to investigate the report of a shooting at that location. Upon their arrival, they discovered two gunshot victims. Both victims are DPW employees.

Personnel from DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene and transported both victims to an area hospital. One of the victims succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead. The decedent’s remains have been transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner pending an autopsy. The decedent has been identified as 51-year-old Larry Hutchins of the 3400 block of Pearl Drive in Suitland, Maryland.

The second victim, whose identity is being withheld, was admitted with non-life threatening injuries.
Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the police at (202) 727-9099 or 1-888-919-CRIME (1-888-919-2746).

Additionally, anonymous information may be submitted to D.C. CRIME SOLVERS at 1-866-411-TIPS and to the department’s TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 50411. If the information provided by the caller to the Crime Solvers Unit leads to an arrest and indictment, that caller will be
eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.

No comments: