Stephen Horsley Killed in Friday Night Benning Road SE Shooting

A 19-year-old DC man was killed in a shooting on Benning Road Southeast Friday night. MPD identified the man as Stephen Horsley of Northeast DC.

A press release, and memories of Horsley, are after the jump. Share your own memories in comments below.

January 14, 2012

Homicide: 4600 Block of Benning Road, Southeast

(Washington, DC)-Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating the fatal shooting which occurred in the 4600 block of Benning Road, Southeast.

On Friday, January 13, 2012, at approximately 11:17 pm units from the Sixth District responded to a call for a shooting in the 4600 block of Benning Road, Southeast. Upon arrival, they located an unidentified male victim, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services personnel responded to the scene and transported the victim to a local hospital. The victim later succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead.

The decedent has been identified as 19 year-old Stephen Horsley of Northeast, Washington, DC.

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.
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). Additionally, anonymous information may be submitted to the department’s TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 50411.

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