Detectives investigating fatal shooting in SE DC

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department's Homicide Branch are investigating a fatal shooting which occurred at the intersection of 53rd and E Street, SE on Saturday, July 6, 2013, at approximately 2:14 a.m.

A patrol officer heard gunshots and upon arriving, found 38-year-old Christopher Ballard suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He did not survive.

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 anyone responsible for a D.C. homicide.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the police at (202) 727-9099.