Friday, September 13, 2019

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred on Thursday, September 12, 2019, in the 700 block of Brandywine Street, Southeast.


At approximately 8:56 pm, members of the Seventh District responded to the listed location after hearing the sounds of gunshots. Members canvased the area and located two adult male victims inside of a vehicle, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services arrived on the scene and transported the victims to a local hospital. After all lifesaving efforts failed, one of the victims was pronounced dead. The second victim received treatment for life-threatening injuries.


The decedent has been identified as 48 year-old Robert William Wagoner, of Capital Heights, MD.


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 any 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.