In a press release issued Friday afternoon, police said that Davis was found shot inside a residence on 6th Place in Northeast DC. Police had responded to the address because of a report for a burglary in progress there. Police did not clarify in the press release what Davis’ role, if any, may have been in that burglary or if a burglary occured.
MPD’s press release is after the jump.
December 21, 2012
Homicide: 4400 block of 6th Place, Northeast
(Washington, DC)-Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a fatal shooting which occurred in the 4400 block of 6th Place, Northeast.
On Thursday, December 20, 2012, at approximately 8:12 pm, units from the Fourth District responded to the 4400 block of 6th Place, NE for the report of a burglary in progress with a shooting victim inside. Upon arrival, they located an adult male suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services personnel transported the victim to a local hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead.
The decedent is identified as 24-year-old Jermile Damon Davis of Southeast, 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. Additionally, anonymous information may be submitted to the department’s TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 50411.