Michael Manuel Moss-Cornish, known to friends as “Tino,” died in a double shooting in the 600 block of Harvard Street. NW on Sunday Oct. 3. Moss-Cornish, 22 years old, lived in Silver Spring, Md. and was an interpreter and waiter at Austin Grill. He spoke Spanish and Portuguese fluently, according to his obituary.
Metro Police released an informational poster, seeking tips and community assistance in closing Moss-Cornish’s case.
According to a Metro press release, Moss-Cornish and another victim, who has not been identified, were found with gunshot wounds by police who were responding to a call reporting gunshots. Both victims taken to local hospitals. Moss-Cornish was pronounced dead after arriving at the hospital; the second victim was treated and released.
No arrests have been made.
Moss-Cornish moved to Silver Spring about a year ago from Fruitland, Md, where he grew up. He graduated from James M. Bennett High School in 2006. While a student there, he played on the school’s soccer team, according to his obituary.
His mother, Bobbie Ballard, told the Washington Post that the shooting occurred as he left a party near Howard University.