Northwest Shooting Victim IDed as Jabari Fields

Police have identified 29-year-old Jabari Fields of Landover, Maryland, as the man killed in a shooting early Monday morning.

Officers responding to a report of a shooting found three men suffering from gunshot wounds. (Earlier reports called the incident a double shooting.) All were transported to a local hospital, where Fields died of his injuries.

WUSA9 had this description of a suspect and vehicle:

Detectives are looking for a black male with a slim build in a camo hoodie. They believe the suspect is driving a gray Monte Carlo with Maryland tags 2AY2516.

MPD’s full press release is below:

Homicide in the 5300 block of 8th Street NW

(Washington, DC) – Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a triple shooting that has resulted in a fatality. On Sunday, October 20, 2014, at approximately 2:43 am, members of the Fourth District responded to a call for the report of a shooting in the 5300 block of 8th Street, Northwest. Upon arrival, they located three adult males suffering from gunshot wounds. The victims were transported to a local hospital, where one of the victims, 29-year-old Jabari Fields of Landover, Md. succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead.

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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