Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a homicide that occurred on Wednesday, November 11, 2020, in the 4300 block of Wheeler Road, Southeast.
At approximately 10:26 pm, members of the Seventh District responded to the listed location for the sounds of gunshots. Upon arrival, members located an adult female suffering from a gunshot wound. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene and transported the victim to an area hospital where after all life-saving efforts failed, the victim was pronounced dead. Additionally, members located two adult males suffering from gunshot wounds. They were transported to an area hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.
decedent has been identified as 47-year-old Jeanette Walls, of No Fixed Address.
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.