FW: Homicide: 5th Street and Nicholson Street, NW
Contact: Police Officer Araz Alali (202-727-4383)
January 25, 2013
Homicide: 5th Street and Nicholson Street, NW
(Washington, DC)-Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a fatal shooting which occurred at 5th Street and Nicholson Street, NW.
On Friday, January 25, 2013, at approximately 3:24 am, units from the Fourth District responded to 5th Street and Nicholson Street, NW, for the report of an unconscious person. Upon arrival, they located an adult female lying on the ground, unconscious and unresponsive, suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded and determined that the victim had no signs consistent with life. The victim was later transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner pending an autopsy. She was pronounced dead by a member of the Chief Medical Examiner’s Office.
The decedent is identified as 18-year-old Siohban Nicole Lee of Takoma Park, Maryland.
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 wanted 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.
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