At approximately 9:15 last night (Tuesday, May 23, 2000) officers from the Sixth District were called to the 800 block of 46th Street, N.E. for a report of a shooting. Upon their arrival they located a 22-year-old male suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to the body. He was taken to an area hospital and admitted in critical condition. His name is being withheld because he is considered a witness in this case.
Officers later learned that this victim was possibly shot along with another person in the 4600 block of Hunt Place, N.E. The second victim, identified as 15-year-old Marcus Moutes of the 6800 block of Walker Mill Road in Capital Heights, Maryland, also suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to the body had been taken by private auto to D.C. General Hospital where he was pronounced dead at 9:45 p.m.
The case is currently under investigation by detectives assigned to the Sixth District. Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the detectives at 202-727-4515 or the D.C. Crime Solvers Unit at 1-800-673-2777.
The Metropolitan Police Department is offering a TEN THOUSAND DOLLAR REWARD to anyone who provides information which leads to an arrest and conviction of person(s) responsible for any homicide committed in the District of Columbia.