18:30 Shooting near U Street last night, Reader reported shots fired in Eckington around noon. 21:00, stabbing murder in Shaw

A reader reported at 6:32 p.m. last night: “I heard about 5-6 shots from 14 & V a few minutes ago. It sounded at least a block away. Hear lots of sirens in the area now “

From MPD: “Warning: Shooting investigation at 1829 in the 1800 block on 13th St NW. No looking

A reader reported at 21:18:

Three shots fired around 9:00 from an alley in eckington. Between Lincoln Street and 1st NE Also confirmed with neighbors. Def gunshot and definitely in the alley. “

Regarding the early morning sirens in Shaw, the MPD reported: “Alert: Investigation of stabbing at 2:43 a.m. in 700 block of T Street, NW. No looking ”

Update from MPD: “Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s homicide department are investigating a murder that took place on Wednesday, December 29, 2021 in the 1900 block on 7th Street, Northwest.

At about 2:39 a.m., members of the third district responded at the designated location to receive the report of a stabbing. Upon arrival, members found an adult male victim suffering from an apparent stab wound. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services rushed to the scene and transported the victim to a local hospital, where the victim was pronounced dead despite all life-saving efforts.

The deceased has been identified as 36-year-old Musse Belete without a permanent address.

The Metropolitan Police Department currently offers a reward of up to $ 25,000 to anyone who provides information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for each homicide committed in the District of Columbia. Anyone with information on this case should call the police at 202-727-9099. In addition, anonymous information can be submitted to the department’s TEXT TIP LINE by sending an SMS to 50411. ”


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