From a DC Police report: Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a homicide that occurred on Tuesday, October 6, 2020, in the 1100 block of 45th Street NE, Washington DC. At approximately 9:08 pm, members of the Sixth District responded to the listed location for the sounds of gunshots. Upon arrival, officers located an adult male suffering from a gunshot wound. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene and transported the victim to an area hospital where after all life-saving efforts failed, the victim was pronounced dead. The decedent has been identified as Michael Bright, 30 of Northeast DC.
This shrine to Mr. Bright was erected on Lee Street NE, one half block off 45th Street.