An early morning shooting in Northeast DC killed a man Saturday, police said Saturday evening.
The victim was identified as Bobby Lee Jackson of Northwest DC. He was found with a gunshot wound in the 5900 block of Eads Street, NE shortly after 1:30 Saturday morning.
MPD’s press release is below.
June 25, 2011
Homicide: 5900 Block of Eads Street, NE
(Washington, DC)-Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating the fatal shooting which occurred in the 5900 block of Eads Street, NE.
On Saturday, June 25, 2011, at approximately 1:39 am, personnel from the Sixth District responded to the 5900 block of Eads Street, NE for a call to check on the welfare of an individual. Upon arriving, an adult male victim suffering from gunshot wounds was located. The victim was transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner where he was pronounced dead.
The decedent is identified as Bobby Lee Jackson of Northwest, 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.