Date: Sat, 15 Aug 2015 14:32:17 +0000
Subject: [MPD-5D] 8.15.15 Decedent Identified in Homicide: 1500 block of First Street, Northwest
Public Information Office 202-727-4383
August 15, 2015
Homicide: 1500 block of First Street, Northwest
(Washington, DC) – Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating the homicide that occurred in the 1500 block of First Street, Northwest on Saturday, August 15, 2015, at approximately 1:00 am.
Fifth District officers responding to a call for the sounds of gunshots located an adult male victim suffering from a gunshot wound in the block, unconscious and unresponsive. The decedent was later transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.
The decedent has been identified as 27 year-old Lawrence Alonzo Carter, of Northwest, Washington.
The Metropolitan Police Department currently offers 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 text messaging 50411.