Document: Homicide in Columbia Heights Neighborhood

Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) detectives are investigating a homicide that happened on Oct. 18.

At around 12:55 a.m., an officer responded to the 1400 block of Perry Place, NW for the report of a man down.

There, the officer found 64 year-old Saul Hernandez, of Northwest, DC suffering from blunt force trauma. He was taken to the hospital, but ultimately pronounced dead. An autopsy by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner ruled his death to be a homicide.

A second adult male was also found non-life threatening injuries and taken to a hospital for treatment.

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