MPD has identified the man found dead near Truxton Circle just after midnight as 32-year-old Lamont William Hall.
Hall, of Southeast D.C., was found unconscious in the 200 block of Bates Street Northwest with an apparent gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
MPD’s full press release is below:
Homicide: 200 Block of Bates Street, Northwest
(Washington, DC)- The Metropolitan Police Department is investigating a homicide which occurred in the 200 block of Bates Street, Northwest.
On Saturday, December 7, 2013, at approximately 12:10 am, police officers from the Fifth District responded to the 200 block of Bates Street, Northwest for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, they located an adult male suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services personnel responded and did not find any signs consistent with life. The decedent remained on the scene and was 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 32 year-old Lamont William Hall 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.