Saturday, January 27, 2001, at approximately 12:50 a.m., police and DCFD
emergency medical personnel responded to the rear of 2537 14th Street,
NE for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, they located two males
suffering from gunshot wounds, one inside of a Ford Bronco and the other
lying on the ground next to the vehicle. This area is also the rear parking
lot for an apartment building located at 1295 Brentwood Road, NE.
Emergency medical personnel determined that the victim who was inside
of the vehicle had no life signs. He has been identified as 20-year-old
Kevin Seamone of the 19000 block of Steeple Place in Germantown,
Maryland. He was later transported by morgue wagon to the D.C. Medical
Examiner's Office where he was officially pronounced dead.
The other victim, who has been identified as 19-year-old Roy S. Scarborough,
of the 5200 block of Queenstroll Place, SE, was transported to Howard
University Hospital where he was pronounced dead at 1:15 a.m. The remains
were then transported to the D.C. Medical Examiner's Office.
The case is currently under investigation by detectives assigned to the
department's Fifth District .
Anyone who has information regarding this case is asked to call detectives
at 202-727-4504 or the D.C.
Crime Solvers Unit at 1-800-673-2777 .
The Metropolitan Police Department is currently offering a TEN THOUSAND-DOLLAR
REWARD to anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest
and conviction of the person or persons responsible for any homicide committed
in the District of Columbia.
UPDATE (April 19, 2001)
As the result of an ongoing investigation conducted by members from the
Fifth District Violent Crimes Unit, the avove case has been closed with
an arrest. On Wednesday, April 18, 2001, police arrested 19-year-old Dominic
Donte Jones of the 2500 Block of 14th St, NE, without incident. Mr.
Jones was arrested on a DC Superior Court Warrant charging him with two
counts of First Degree Murder While Armed in the above double homicide.
He was scheduled to be arraigned today in DC Superior Court.