WASHINGTON — Detectives with the Metropolitan Police Department are investigating multiple shootings in D.C. Two of those shootings were deadly, and are being investigated by homicide detectives.
The first shooting was reported at 9:11 p.m. in the 1400 block of R Street Northwest. Responding officers found a man shot, and not conscious or breathing. He was taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Detectives with MPD's violent crimes branch are investigating. Details about what led to the shooting are not known at this time. Officers identified the victim in this shooting as 53-year-old Jeremy Black of Takoma Park, Maryland.
Investigators released a photo of a vehicle of interest in the R Street case.
A second homicide was reported just before 1 a.m. on Wednesday morning. The report of a shooting came in at around 12:43 a.m. in the 6000 block of Eads Street, Northeast. Officers found a man unresponsive and not breathing. He was pronounced dead at the scene. The man was identified as 51-year-old Tony Bernard Jackson of Capitol Heights, Maryland.
Homicide detectives continue to investigate this shooting. Detectives have not established a motive for the shooting and no arrests have been made.
About 30 minutes later, the sound of gunshots was reported in the 600 block of Atlantic Street Southeast. That report came in around 1:35 a.m. Wednesday.
Investigators from MPD's 7th District report the victim showed up at a local hospital with a gunshot wound to his shoulder about an hour after that first report. The wound was not thought to be life-threatening.
Officers are still investigating this shooting and say shell casings were recovered from the scene. Additional details about this shooting were not known.
Anyone with information about any of these cases should contact the Metropolitan Police Department at (202)-727-9099 or the department's tip line at 50411.