WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Washington, D.C. Metro Police Department is investigating a homicide which took place yesterday, May 22nd. This incident happened at the 2500 Block of Elvans Road in Southeast, D.C.
Metro Special Police Department’s 33 year-old Shawn Minor, of Forestville, Maryland was named as the victim. He was killed in uniform while on duty.
According to police, “At approximately 12:23 am, members of the Seventh District responded to the listed location for the sounds of gunshots. Upon arrival, members located an adult male suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene and found that the victim displayed no signs consistent with life. The victim remained on the scene until transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner. At the time of the offense, the victim was in uniform and working as an on-duty Special Police Officer.”
If you have any information about this incident, please call the police at (202) 727-9099 or text 50411. This incident remains under investigation.