Friday, December 29, 2017

Detectives Investigate Fatal Shooting

Detectives with our Homicide Unit are conducting an investigation into a fatal shooting on Thursday. The victim is 27-year-old Armani Coles of 2nd Street in NW Washington. A reward of up to $25,000 is being offered for information leading to an arrest and indictment in this case.

On December 28th, at about 6:20 pm, patrol officers were called to the intersection of Kenilworth Avenue and Eastern Avenue in Capitol Heights to check on the welfare of a man lying in the roadway. When the officers arrived, they found the victim suffering from gunshot wounds to his body. He was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead a short time later. Preliminarily, it’s believed the victim was pushed out of a vehicle after being shot. Detectives are working to determine where the shooting occurred.

Detectives are also working to establish a motive and identify suspect(s).

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), or go online at, or use the “P3 Tips” mobile app (search “P3 Tips” in the Apple Store or Google Play to download the app onto your mobile device.

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