Document: Homicide on Walnut Street, NW

The Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) is looking for the perpetrator of a July 17 homicide.

At around 12:59 a.m., MPD officers responded to assist Takoma Park Police with a traffic accident on the 100 block of Walnut Street, NW. Upon arrival, officers discovered two adult males, in a vehicle, suffering from gunshot wounds.

Emergency personnel transported both victims to a local hospital for treatment. Anthony Riley, a 20-year-old resident of Northeast DC, succumbed to his injuries. The other victim was treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

The MPD is offering a reward of $25,000 to anyone who can provide information that leads to the arrest of the person or persons responsible. Anyone with information should contact the police at 2020-727-9099. Anonymous information can also be sent to the department’s Text Tip Line — 50411.

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