At approximately 3:37 am on Sunday, September 26, 1999, police and DCFD emergency medical technicians (EMTs) responded to a parking lot alongside of 3521 Stanton Road, SE, for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, they discovered a male suffering from multiple gunshot wounds seated on the front passenger side of a Cadillac. The EMTs could find no life signs.
The victim, who has been identified as 22-year-old Derrick Dominic Edwards, of the 2900 block of Knox Place, SE, was later transported by morgue wagon to D.C. General Hospital where he was officially pronounced dead at 6:45 am. The remains were then taken to the D.C. Medical Examiner's Office.
The case is currently under investigation by detectives assigned to Metropolitan Police Department's Seventh District.
Anyone who has information regarding this case is asked to call Seventh District detectives at 202-645-0038 or the D.C. Crime Solvers Unit at 1-800-673-2777.
All calls to the Crime Solvers Unit are confidential and a caller need not give his or her name. If the information provided by a caller to the Crime Solvers unit leads to an arrest and indictment, the caller will be eligible for a reward of up to ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS.