This is important enough to leave sleep mode.August 26, 2009
Fatal Stabbing on Q Street, NW
Detectives assigned to the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are currently
investigating a homicide which occurred this afternoon on Q Street, NW .
On Wednesday, August 26, 2009, at approximately 2:33 pm, officers assigned to the Fifth District and DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services Department personnel responded the 200 block of Q Street, NW for the report of an aggravated assault. Upon arrival, they located two adults suffering from apparent stab wounds in front of 209 Q Street .
One of the victims was transported to Howard University Hospital and pronounced dead at 3:02 pm. The identity of the victim is being withheld pending positive identification and notification of next of-kin.
The second victim was transported to an area hospital and admitted in stable condition for treatment of apparently non-life-threatenin g injuries. The identity of this victim is being withheld due to witness status.
Anyone with information about this case is asked to call police at (202) 727-9099 or 1-888-919- CRIM [E] (1-888-919-2746) .
The Metropolitan Police Department is currently offering a reward of up to $25,000 to anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for any homicide committed in the District of Columbia .
Accord to Si and the referenced blog there will be a vigil Friday.:
There will be a candlelight vigil for the trans victims tomorrow night 8/28 (Friday) at 6:30pm 209 Q ST NW. Wash, DC.
Anonymous information may also be forwarded to DC Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS and to the department’s TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 50411. If the information provided by a caller to Crime Solvers leads to an arrest and indictment, that caller will be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.