Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Site/crime scene tape for Marquette Hooks, 1300 block of Alabama Avenue SE, DC

From a DC police report: On Sunday, February 23, 2014, at approximately 9:16 pm, members of the Seventh District responded to a call for the sounds of gunshots in the 1300 block of Alabama Avenue SE, Washington DC. Upon arrival, they located two adult males suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. DC Fire and EMS  arrived on the scene and transported both victims to a local hospital for treatment. One of the victims, identified as Marquette Hooks, 18, succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead.

This tape marking the site of his death was outside a boarded-up building across from a Metro station.

More information about Mr. Hooks' case can be found at HomicideWatch.

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