Document: Police Investigate 2 Sunday Homicides

The Metropolitan Police Department is investigating two homicides that occurred on March 1.

According to press releases, officers located 13-year-old Malachi Lukes suffering from a gunshot wound in the Shaw neighborhood on the 600 block of S Street, NW.

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Six minutes earlier, officers found another male suffering from a gun shot wound in Deanwood on the 4900 block of Nash Street, NE. Police have not identified the man, pending notification of next of kin.

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The department is offering a reward of up to $25,000 for information that leads to an arrest and conviction. Anyone with information is asked to call the police at 202-727-9099. Anonymous information may be submitted to the department’s Text Tip Line — 50411.