Document: Police Release Name of Homicide Victim on S Street, SE

The Metropolitan Police Department released the name of a victim of one of the two homicides that occurred on July 12.

According to a press release, officers found 58-year-old Paul Lewis Butler suffering from trauma on the 3900 block of S Street, SE. He died from trauma on the scene.

More information on his injuries have not been released.

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Police are also investigating the fatal shooting of 28-year-old Shanika Williams on the 800 block of 19th Street, NE.

Williams also died on the scene.

The homicides do not appear to be related.

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

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