Monday, June 29, 2020

Street memorial for Christopher Beckwith, Jr. and Willie Leon Brown, Jr. | 1400 block of Fairmont Street NW DC

From a DC Police report: Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a homicide that occurred on Monday, May 25, 2020, in the 1400 block of Fairmont Street NW, Washington DC. At approximately 6:21 pm, members of the Third District responded to the listed location for the sound of gunshots. Upon arrival, officers located two adult males, unconscious and unresponsive, suffering from gunshot wounds. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene and transported one of the victims to an area hospital for treatment. After all life-saving efforts failed, the victim was pronounced dead. The second victim was also transported to an area hospital for treatment of life-threatening injuries and is in critical condition. The decedent was identified as Christopher Beckwith, Jr., 22, of Northwest DC. On Saturday, May 30, 2020, the second victim succumbed to his injuries and has been identified as Willie Leon Brown, Jr., 19, of Northwest DC. 


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