Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Police tape at the site of a double homicide / Marcus Nelson, and Simmeon Williams | 1700 block of Irving Street NE DC

From a DC Police report: Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a homicide that occurred on Saturday, October 10, 2020, in the 1700 block of Irving Street NE, Washington DC. At approximately 2:05 pm, members of the Fifth District responded to the listed location for the report of a burglary in progress and the sounds of gunshots. Upon arrival, members located two adult males suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene and found that both victims displayed no signs consistent with life. The decedents have been identified as Marcus Nelson, 59, and Simmeon Williams, 39, both of Northeast DC.  

This sad situation occurred in the generally peaceful Brookland neighborhood. May peace return.

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