Friday, May 22, 2020

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch seek the public’s assistance in identifying persons and a vehicle of interest in reference to a homicide that occurred on Sunday, March 1, 2020, in the 4900 block of Nash Street, Northeast.

At approximately 2:00 pm, members of the Sixth District responded to the listed location for the report of sounds of gunshots. Upon arrival, officers located an adult male, inside of a residence, suffering from a gunshot wound. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services found no signs consistent with life and the decedent remained on scene until being transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner. Preliminary investigation at the scene indicates that this offense occurred inside of a residential building.

The decedent has been identified as 75 year-old Miguel Romero, of Northeast, DC.

The persons and vehicle of interest were captured by a nearby surveillance camera and can be seen in the video below:

https://youtu.be/OW4wlSlQjLY

The Metropolitan Police Department currently offers a reward of up to $25,000 to anyone that provides information which leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for any homicide committed in the District of Columbia. Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the police at 202-727-9099. Additionally, anonymous information may be submitted to the department’s TEXT TIP LINE by sending a text message to 50411.