Man Killed in First of Two Fatal Shootings Overnight

UPDATE: MPD has identified the man killed shortly after 8 p.m. Thursday night as 28-year-old Kevin Lucas of Southeast DC. A press release from MPD is after the jump.


In one of two fatal shootings in DC overnight, a man was killed in the 100 block of 34th Street after being shot multiple times, according to Fox5.

Reports WUSA

Police say they were called at 8:11 p.m. for the report of a shooting in the area and arrived to find the man with a gun shot wound who was unresponsive. He suffered serious, life threatening injuries and was taken to a hospital, according to police. He was later pronounced dead at the hospital.

From MPD:

November 22, 2013

Homicide: 34th and A Streets, Southeast

(Washington, DC)- The Metropolitan Police Department is investigating a homicide which occurred at 34th and A Streets, Southeast.

On Thursday, November 21, 2013, at approximately 8:09 pm, police officers from the Sixth Patrol District responded to 34th and A Streets, Southeast for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, they located an adult male suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services personnel transported the victim to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead. The remains of the decedent were transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner pending an autopsy and a determination of a cause and manner of death.

The decedent is identified as 28-year-old Kevin Lucas 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.

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