Police Investigate 2 Fatal Northeast Shootings

2 dead in separate shootings

Sunday, Apr 29, 2012  |  Updated 2:10 PM EDT
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Police Investigate 2 Fatal Northeast Shootings

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D.C. Police are investigating two fatal shootings that occurred this weekend in Northeast.

The first shooting took place at approximately 1:40 p.m. Saturday afternoon in the 700 block of Kenilworth Terrace. While responding to a report of shots fired, police found 22-year-old James Ray Sherrod suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

Sherrod was transported to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Early Sunday morning, police responded to a report of a shooting at 601 Edgewood Street Northeast. There, they found the body of a man who had been shot in the face. Police have not yet released the man's identity.

Investigators have not released any suspect information in either shooting. Anyone with information is asked to call D.C. Police at (202) 727-9099 or text 50411.

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