On Sept. 24, the Metropolitan Police Department responded to a homicide shooting that occurred on the 5200 block of Western Avenue, NE–leaving one male dead and another wounded.
Around 7:39 p.m., D.C. police responded to a shooting in the Friendship Heights neighborhood near the border of Montgomery County. Police discovered a male, 20-year-old Tavon Brown, who was fatally shot and left unconscious and unresponsive while suffering from gunshot wounds. D.C. Fire and Emergency Medical Services transported the victim to the hospital, where he later succumbed from his injuries.
Furthermore, a second male victim was located on Harrison Street in Montgomery County, Md., just two blocks away from Western Avenue. The victim was then transported for a non-life threatening gunshot wound.
The department is currently offering a reward of up to $25,000 to anyone that provides information which leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for any homicide committed in the District of Columbia. Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the police at 202-727-9099. Additionally, anonymous information may be submitted to the department’s TEXT TIP LINE by sending a text message to 50411.
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