Detectives are investigating a fatal shooting in District Heights Tuesday morning. The decedent is 29-year-old Traumone Lesene of Canal Street in Southwest Washington. Preliminarily, this does not appear to be a random shooting.
On July 11th, at about 2:40 am, patrol officers responded to the 1500 block of Forest Park Drive for the report of a shooting. When they arrived, the officers discovered Lesene outside suffering from gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead on the scene. A second man was also located suffering from a gunshot wound. His injuries are not considered life-threatening.
Preliminarily, detectives are investigating whether the shooter’s actions were justified.
Anyone with information on this case 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.