4 shot, 2 killed in D.C. shooting

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a homicide that occurred on Wednesday, March 31, 2021, in the 1300 Block of Congress Street, Southeast.

At approximately 1:21 pm, members of the Seventh District responded to the listed location for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, members located two adult male and two adult female victims suffering from gunshot wounds. DC Fire and EMS responded to the scene and transported all four victims to local hospitals for treatment. Moments later, members learned of a fifth victim seeking treatment at a local hospital.

Despite all life-saving efforts, one adult male victim and one adult female victim were pronounced dead. All additional victims are being treated for non-life threatening injuries.

The decedents have been identified as 25 year-old George Evans III, and 28 year-old Keosha Ferguson, both of Southeast, DC.


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 each 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.

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