Homicide: Rear of the 2900 Block of 2nd Street, SE

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a fatal shooting which occurred in the rear of the 2900 block of 2nd Street, SE. On Saturday, September 7, at approximately 3:46 a.m., patrol officers from the Seventh District responded to the rear of the 2900 block of 2nd Street, SE for the report of a shooting. Upon their arrival, they located an unconscious adult male suffering from apparent multiple gunshot wounds. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services personnel responded and transported the victim to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead. The decedent is identified as 30 year-old Kenneth Guytrell Sweet of NE, Washington, DC.

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. 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 text messaging 50411.