From an email just sent out by Commander Kamperin on the MPD-1D listserv:
( Washington , DC ) — The Metropolitan Police Department is currently investigating a homicide which occurred in the 400 block of New York Avenue, N.W.
At approximately 5:20 a.m., on Sunday, October 26, 2008, officers from the First District responded to Jimmy’s Auto located in the 400 block of New York Avenue, N.W., to investigate the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located an adult male suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The victim was transported to an area hospital where he was subsequently pronounced dead at 10:55 p.m.
The decedent in this case has been identified as 38-year-old David Thomas of the 1700 block of North Pulaski Street , in Baltimore , Maryland ,
This case remains under investigation by detectives from the department’s Homicide and Sexual Offenses Branch. Anyone with information about this case is asked to call police at (202) 727-9099 or 1-888-CRIM[E] . Anonymous information may also be forwarded to the department’s TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 50411.
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 .
MPD-1D also reported four shooting victims not too far from the Triangle (NY Ave at N Capitol St NW) at 3:21AM this morning.