An early morning stabbing on Florida Avenue overnight left one man dead, MPD said in a message on the Third District listserv Tuesday morning.
The message states:
On May 1, 2012, at approximately 2:15 a.m., Third District police officers were dispatched to the 500 block of Florida Ave. N.W. for a traffic accident. Upon arrival, officers found an adult male suffering from an apparent stab wound. The adult male was transported to Howard University Hospital where he was pronounced dead. The Metropolitan Police Department Homicide Branch is currently investigating this incident.
Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call the Metropolitan Police Department at (202) 727-9099.
This is the fifth reported homicide in DC in four days. A separate stabbing was reported on Quarles Street NE at about 1:20 Tuesday morning killing one man; just before noon Monday a man was shot on Savannah St SE; Joseph Denard Southall was shot on Edgewood St., NE Sunday; James Ray Sherrod was shot on Kenilworth Terrace NE Saturday.
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