Md. man, 35 shot and killed in SE, DC

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- A 35-year-old Maryland man is dead after a shooting in Southeast, D.C. late Thursday night, Metropolitan police said. 

The shooting happened around 11:44 p.m. in the 600 block of Mellon Street in Southeast, D.C., according to authorities. 

When crews got to the scene they found a man suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Darnell Peoples, 35, of District Heights was identified as the victim. 

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 responsible 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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