Document: Second Homicide Reported In 2021

The Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) is investigating a second homicide that occurred on Jan. 3.

At around 11:23 a.m., police responded to the 2800 block of Alabama Avenue, SE for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located an adult male suffering from gunshot wounds.

The victim, identified as 22 year-old Joseph Simmons from Southeast, DC, was pronounced dead on the scene.

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