D.C. police are looking for a person of interest in the shooting death of a high school student at a hotel

In this article, you will get all the information regarding D.C. police are looking for a person of interest in the shooting death of a high school student at a hotel

Police in Washington, D.C. released surveillance photos of a person of interest Tuesday after an 18-year-old man was found dead in a hotel room over the weekend.

The Metropolitan Police Department asked for help identifying and identifying a man in connection with the death of Akira Wilson, a high school student in Southeast D.C. Wilson was shot and killed Saturday night in a room at the Hilton Garden Inn in the 1200 block of First. Road, North-East.

In photos released by Metro Police, a black man wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt, black jacket, black sweatpants and gray and white shoes is seen walking through the door with a phone in his hand.

It is unclear whether the photos are from before or after Wilson was killed.

A Washington DC man was caught on camera attacking a victim with a chair inside a Wendy’s

The Metropolitan Police Department in Washington, DC has released a photo of a person of interest in the death of 18-year-old Akira Wilson.
(Metropolitan Police Department)

In an initial news release, Metro Police said Fifth District officers responded to the hotel Saturday after hearing gunshots in a room around 9:50 p.m. At the scene, first responders found Wilson in a room with an apparent gunshot wound.

DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded to the room and reportedly found “no signs consistent with life.”

Wilson’s body was then taken to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.

Accused ‘Potomac River Rapist’ found dead in jail awaiting trial for murder, police say

18-year-old Akira Wilson was shot and killed in a Washington, DC hotel room on November 19, 2022.
(Gun Violence Memorial)

According to Fox 5 DC, Wilson was a senior at Jackson-Reed High School and Trinity was involved in a dual-enrollment program at Washington University. He was described as a hard worker who planned to attend college after graduation.

His family told the outlet that he may have been at a party at the hotel with friends when the shooting happened. Other news outlets reported that Wilson worked at a different Hilton hotel in the area.

A vigil for Wilson was held Tuesday afternoon at Fort Reno Park, located across the street from the high school.

A $25,000 reward is available for information leading to an arrest and conviction Tips can be called to 202-727-9099 or texted anonymously to MPD’s tip line at 50411.

D.C. police are looking for a person of interest in the shooting death of a high school student at a hotel

For more visit ReportedCrime.com

Latest News by ReportedCrime.com

Leave a Comment

%d bloggers like this: