The victim of a fatal shooting early Saturday morning has been identified as 25-year-old Carlows Michael Eady, MPD said this afternoon.
Eady was shot several times while in the 5300 block of Dix Street, NE. at about 12:30 Saturday morning. He was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Online, family and friends have responded to Eady’s death. Read some of their comments, and a press release from MPD, after the jump.
October 1, 2011
Homicide in the 5300 block of Dix Street, NE
( Washington , DC )-Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a homicide that occurred in the 5300 block of Dix Street, NE.
On Saturday, October 1, 2011, at approximately 12:28 a.m., units from the Sixth District were dispatched to the 5300 block of Dix Street, NE , to investigate the report of a shooting. Upon their arrival, they located an adult male who was unconscious, unresponsive and suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.
Personnel from DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services transported the victim to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead at 12:57 a.m.. His remains have been transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner pending an autopsy.
The decedent has been identified as 25-year-old Carlows Michael Eady of Northeast, 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 1-800-673-2777 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.