Thursday, February 6, 2020

Donelle Hodges | yellow tape, 3800 block of Minnesota Avenue NE DC

From a DC Police report: Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a homicide that occurred on Saturday, February 1, 2020, in the 3800 block of Minnesota Avenue NE, Washington DC. At approximately 2:39 am, members of the Sixth District responded to the listed location for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival officers canvassed the area and located an adult male, inside of a vehicle, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene and transported the victim to a local hospital. After all life-saving efforts failed, the victim, identified as Donelle Hodges, 24, of Southeast DC was pronounced dead.

There were two other slayings in the last month within one block of the site of Mr. Hodges' demise.
Peace to this neighborhood, and justice for these victims.

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