Friday, August 5, 2016

Flags for Seth Rich | 2100 block Flagler Pl NW DC

From a DC police report: Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred in the 2100 block of Flagler Place NW, Washington DC, on Sunday, July 10, 2016. At approximately 4:19 am, members of the Fifth District were patrolling the area when they heard gunshots. Upon arrival on the scene, members located an adult male victim conscious and breathing, and suffering from gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to an area hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead. The decedent has been identified as Seth Conrad Rich, 27, of Northwest DC.

Mr. Rich was a staff member at the Democratic National Committee. A large vigil was held in his memory and honor. Additional coverage is in a Washington Post article, and on Fox5 News (the Fox piece has photographs of the vigil, and some items initially left at the scene). Washington Jewish Week and the Forward also have coverage.

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