Metropolitan Police Department detectives are investigating a double homicide that occurred on Dec. 23.
At approximately 1:21 p.m., officers responded to the 4200 block of 4th Street, SE, for the sound of gunshots, according to a press release. There, they found a man suffering from gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead on scene.
Officers were notified of two other men being seeking treatment for life-threatening gunshot wounds at a local hospital. One of these men also succumbed to his injuries.
The decedents have been identified as 37-year-old Marcus Thomas and 28-year-old Russell Williams.