Document: Another Shooting in NE DC

A second man was fatally shot in the Northeastern quadrant of the District of Columbia on Oct. 16.

According to a press release, the Metropolitan Police Department is investigating the shooting of Rubelio Gomez Cervantes. He was found suffering from a gunshot wound on the 1100 block of 51st Street, NE. Cervantes was pronounced dead at an area hospital.

As of Oct. 17, police told D.C. Witness that there has been no indication that the homicide is connected to another homicide that also occurred in Northeast DC earlier that day.

A reward of up to $25,000 is being offered for information that leads to an arrest and conviction in this case or any other homicide case in DC.

Follow D.C. Witness for updates on the case.