Another Man Shot and Killed Overnight in Northeast

Updated: Police have identified the victim as 30-year-old Junon Tyree Snead of Northeast DC. A press release from MPD is copied below.

The Washington Post reports that a man was slain overnight in the 3700 block of Jay St. NE. The incident was reported at 6 a.m. Saturday, and responding officers found an African American man shot.

Police have no suspects.

May 14, 2011

Homicide: 3700 Block of Jay Street, NE

(Washington, DC)-Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a fatal shooting which occurred in the 3700 block of Jay Street., NE.

On Saturday, May 14, 2011 at approximately 5:50 am, units from the Sixth District responded to the 3700 block of Jay Street., NE. Upon their arrival they found an adult male victim suffering from a gunshot wound. Personnel from DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded and the victim was pronounced dead on the scene by a member of the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for the District of Columbia.

The decedent is identified as 30 year-old Junon Tyree Snead of NE, Washington, 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).

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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