Wednesday, September 14, 2016
Victim Identified in Fatal Shooting in 700 Block of 16th Street
Police have identified the victim in yesterday's fatal shooting in the 700 block of 16th Street (Rosedale) as 18 year old Tesean Jermaine Ashe of SE. Earlier reports referenced the location as the 1500 block of Benning Road. Police responded to a call for a shooting at 5:26 p.m. and found Mr. Ashe "unconscious and unresponsive, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds." He was transported to a hospital, but did not survive his injuries. Shortly after the shooting MPD tweeted a look out for a black male, with short hair, wearing a black T-shirt, blue jeans, and a black bandana, while operating a black scooter.
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.