19-year-old Jermaine Anderson Dies of Gunshot Wound Suffered Sunday

A 19-year-old shot early Sunday morning has died of his injuries.

According to an MPD press release, Jermaine Anderson of the 4400 block of Pond Street NE, was shot at about 1 a.m. in the 1800 block of Central Place NE. Police said Anderson was taken to a local hospital and later succumbed to his injuries.

Anderson is likely the victim of a shooting reported Sunday. That victim suffered a head wound and was taken to a hospital in critical condition.

Read more from MPD after the jump.

May 10, 2011

Homicide in the 1800 block of Central Place NE

Washington DC - Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a homicide in the 1800 block of Central Place, NE.

On Sunday, May 8, 2011, at approximately 1 am, units from the Fifth District responded to the 1800 block of Central Place, NE for the sounds of gunshots. Upon arrival on the scene, they found a male victim suffering from a gunshot wound. Personnel from DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services transported the victim to a local hospital where he was listed in critical condition and later succumbed to his injuries.

The victim has been identified as 19-year-old Jermaine Anderson of the 4400 block of Pond Street NE.

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).

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.

Additionally, anonymous information may be submitted to DC CRIME SOLVERS at 1-866-411-TIPS and to the department’s TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 50411. If the information provided by the caller to the Crime Solvers Unit leads to an arrest and indictment, that caller will be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.

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