District police have identified a 28-year-old man who was fatally shot Wednesday night in the alley of a Southwest Washington public housing complex. A juvenile girl also was wounded, according to police.
Donald Ray Brown, of Northeast, was pronounced dead an at area hospital shortly after the shooting, which occurred about 9:15 p.m., in the 900 block of 3rd St. SW, in the Greenleaf Gardens development.
The shooting occurred about three blocks north of the 1st District police station and offices of the homicide unit, and near the Waterfront Metro station.
Police said they were first dispatched to the 300 block of K St. SW, but were then directed to an alley a block away on 3rd Street. Police said they found Brown unconscious and suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Police said the juvenile was shot in the hand and was treated and released from a hospital.
September 5, 2013
Homicide: 900 Block of 3rd Street, Southwest
(Washington, DC)-Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a fatal shooting which occurred in the 900 block of 3rd Street, Southwest.
On Wednesday, September 4, 2013 at approximately 9:18 pm, officers from the First District responded to the 200 block of K Street, Southwest for the report of a shooting. Upon their arrival, they were directed to the 900 block of 3rd Street Southwest where they located an unconscious adult male suffering from apparent multiple gunshot wounds. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services personnel responded and transported the victim to a local hospital where he was pronounced.
A second juvenile female victim was located suffering from a gunshot wound to the hand. She was transported to an area hospital for treatment and released.
The decedent is identified as 28 year-old Donald Ray Brown of Northeast, Washington, DC.