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Homicide: 5000 Block of Georgia Avenue, Northwest

(Washington, DC) – Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a homicide that occurred on Friday, May 6, 2022, in the 5000 block of Georgia Avenue, Northwest.


At approximately 12:05 am, members of the Fourth District responded to the listed location for the report of the sound of gunshots. Upon arrival, members located an adult male victim suffering from a gunshot wound. DC FEMS members transported the victim to an area hospital for treatment. After all life-saving efforts failed, the victim was pronounced dead.


The decedent has been identified as 48-year-old David Boyd, of Northwest, DC.


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 each 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 sending a text message to 50411.