HOMICIDE IN THE 1800 BLOCK OF M STREET, NE
(Washington, DC) - Detectives assigned to the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch
are currently investigating a homicide which occurred in the 1800 block of M Street, NE.
At approximately 12:50 a.m. on Saturday, July 25, 2009, officers from the Fifth District responded to
the 1800 block of M Street, NE, to investigate the report of an assault in progress. Upon arrival they
discovered an adult male lying on the ground suffering from apparent multiple gunshot wounds. The
victim was transported by personnel from the D.C. Fire and Emergency Medical Services Department
to an area hospital where he was subsequently pronounced dead.
The victim in this case has been identified as 22-year-old Nelson Ryan of the 600 block of Edgewood
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).