UPDATE: Metropolitan Police have identified the woman killed on Nelson Place Friday night as 36-year-old Selina J. Knight of Southeast, D.C. Knight was fatally stabbed, not shot, as initial reports indicated, police said.
WUSA reports that a woman was fatally shot around 11:51 p.m. Friday, on the 3000 block of Nelson Place SE.
The shooting was in MPD’s sixth district and D.C.’s Ward Seven.
We’ll update this post as we learn more.
March 5, 2011
Homicide in the 3000 Block of Nelson Place, SE
( Washington , DC ) —Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a fatal stabbing that occurred in the 3000 block of Nelson Place, SE .
On Friday, March 4, 2011, shortly after 11:50 p.m., units from the Sixth District were dispatched to the 3000 block of Nelson Place, SE , to investigate the report of an unconscious person. Upon arrival, they located an adult female inside a residence in the 3000 block of Nelson Place, SE unconscious and with no signs of life suffering from apparent stab wounds.
The decedent has been identified as 36-year-old Selina J. Knight of Southeast, DC.
Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the police at (202) 727-9099 or 1-888-919-CRIME (1-888-919-2746).