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Two more shot dead to cap a violent week in the nation's capital.


WASHINGTON, D.C. – Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a homicide that occurred on Saturday, April 3, 2021, in the 4200 block of 4th Street, Southeast.

At approximately 10:14 pm, members of the Seventh District responded to the listed location for the report of the sounds of gunshots. Upon arrival, members located two adult males, inside of a residential building, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. DC Fire and EMS responded to the scene and after finding that both victims displayed no signs consistent with life, the victims remained on the scene until transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.  Investigation at the scene revealed that the offense occurred inside of the residential building.

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The decedents have been identified as 26 year-old Antuan Davis, of no fixed address, and 29 year-old Anthony Davis, of Temple Hills, MD.

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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