Composite Sketch of suspect in connection to the murder of Stephon Emmanuel Way

Composit Sketch of suspect killer

Composit Sketch of suspect killer

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch have released a composite sketch of a suspect in the fatal shooting which occurred in the 4500 block of Benning Road, NE.

On December 10, 2011, at approximately 3:57 am, units from the Sixth District responded to a gas station in the 4500 block of Benning Road, NE for the report of a shooting. Upon arriving, officers discovered an adult male suffering from a gunshot wound in a vehicle.  DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services personnel transported the victim to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead.

Silver Ford Focus-Back View

A second victim, a 16-year-old female from SE was also wounded.  She was transported to an area hospital with what is believed to be a non-life threatening injury.

The suspect is described as a black male, in his mid 20s, 5’10” to 6’1” tall, 160 pounds, brown eyes, shoulder length dread locks, light mustache and beard, light to medium complexion, with a medium build.  He was last seen wearing blue pants, a red shirt, and a red/black coat/jacket.  He was armed with a dark colored hand gun and was operating a silver Ford Focus.

Silver Ford Focus-Side ViewThe decedent has been identified as 24 year-old Stephon Emmanuel Way of Upper Marlboro, 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 wanted for any homicide committed in the District of Columbia.

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