Friday, February 19, 2016

Markers at 1900 Block 18th St SE DC to Maurico Walker

From a DC police report: Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred on Wednesday, February 10, 2016 in the 1900 Block of 18th Street SE, Washington DC. At approximately 4:00 pm, members of the Seventh District responded to a call for a shooting.

Upon arrival, members located an adult male victim unconscious and suffering from a gunshot wound.  D.C. Fire and Emergency Medical Services transported the victim, identified as Maurico Walker, 23, to a local hospital for treatment, where all lifesaving efforts failed.

The slaying occurred immediately behind the Anacostia Community Library, a block off Good Hope Road.

May there be good hope.

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