(Washington, DC) – Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a homicide that occurred on Thursday, June 17, 2021, in the 3100 Block of Waclark Place, Southeast.
At approximately 5:02 am, members of the Seventh District responded to the listed location for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, members located an adult male suffering from gunshot wounds. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene and transported the victim to a local hospital. After all lifesaving efforts failed, the victim was pronounced deceased.
The decedent has been identified as 28 year-old Demonte Thompson, of Southeast, DC.