Overnight: Gunshots on Holbrook Terrace and Stabbing at Layla Lounge
The Police Department issued the following alert by email yesterday after 11:30 pm:
“Alert: 5D is working a confirmed shooting at 1128 HOLBROOK TER NE DC.
DO NOT TAKE ACTION CALL 911 W/ EVENT #I20150612057
Sent to 5th District (PSA 501-507) Alert DC
Sent by MPD Cad #7623”
The Twitter notice provided additional details:
No additional information has been posted on that event and there was no victim identified in the shooting. Anyone with information should contact MPD.
There was also a stabbing incident last night at Layla Lounge near Union Market on Morse Street. The press release from MPD on the homicide is below.
Public Information Office 202-727-4383
October 22, 2015
Homicide: 500 Block of Morse Street, Northeast
(Washington, DC) – Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a homicide that took place in the 500 block of Morse Street, Northeast, on Thursday, October 22, 2015, at approximately 1:10 am.
Members of the Fifth District responded to the report of a stabbing. Upon arrival, they located an adult male within the block suffering from stab wounds, who was unconscious and unresponsive. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services transported the victim to area hospital. The victim succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead.
The decedent has been identified as 19-year-old Eric Jones of Clinton, Maryland.
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 text messaging 50411.