Thursday, April 22, 2021

Memorial for Nicolas Hawkins | 600 block O Street NW DC

From a DC Police report: Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a homicide that occurred Saturday, March 13, 2021, in the 600 block of O Street NW, Washington DC. At approximately 10:43 pm, members of the Third District responded to the listed location for the report of the sounds of gunshots. Upon arrival, members located an adult male victim on the sidewalk suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene and transported the victim to a local hospital where, despite all life-saving efforts, the victim was pronounced dead. The decedent has been identified as Nicolas Hawkins, 29, of Greenbelt, MD. 

This is the second recent slaying in this block. May there be peace under heaven.

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