Thanks to help from our media partners, we now know the identity of a recent homicide victim. She’s 26-year-old Takeisha Hughes-Coats of R Street in Northeast Washington. Her family contacted detectives after seeing the story on an evening newscast Monday.
On January 15th, at about 10:10 pm, the victim was found outside suffering from gunshot wounds in the 3100 block of Good Hope Avenue in Hillcrest Heights. She was pronounced dead at the scene.
Detectives are working to identify the suspect(s) and motive in this fatal shooting.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Homicide Unit at 301-772-4925. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477), text “PGPD plus your message” to CRIMES (274637) on your cell phone or go to www.pgcrimesolvers.com and submit a tip online.