6.18.13 Double Shooting: 500 Block of Quincy Street, NW
- Contact: Officer Tisha Gant (202)727-4383
June 18, 2013
Double Shooting: 500 Block of Quincy Street, NW
(Washington, DC)-Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a fatal shooting which occurred in the 500 block of Quincy Street, NW.
On Tuesday, June 18, 2013, at approximately 5:59 am, officers from the Fourth District responded to the 500 block of Quincy Street, NW, for the report of a shooting. Upon their arrival, they located two gunshot victims at that location. Personnel from DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene and transported a 79-year-old male shooting victim to a local hospital where he was admitted in stable condition. The second male was pronounced dead by a member of the Office of Chief Medical Examiner.
Preliminary investigation reveals that the 55-year-old decedent of Northwest, Washington, died from a self- inflicted gunshot wound. The case remains under investigation.
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