Police To Address Hill East Residents on Homicide at Potomac Ave Metro Last Saturday
by Larry Janezich
On Wednesday, May 1, Chief Ronald Pavlik, Jr., Metropolitan Transit Police, will address the community regarding the homicide* which occurred at Potomac Avenue Metro Station last Saturday. Also on hand will be MPD First District Commander Morgan Kane and other MPD officials – the Metropolitan Police Department is the lead investigative agency.
The previously scheduled community meeting (MPD First District Citizens Advisory Council) will be the vehicle for the briefing and discussion.
The meeting will be at 7:00pm at Liberty Baptist Church, 527 Kentucky Avenue, SE.
The full agenda for the meeting is as follows:
Metro Transit Police discussion on safety and crime at and around the Potomac Avenue Metro Station.
MPD First District Commander Morgan Kane will discuss the homicide as well as the Crime Report for Sectors I-III.
Community Outreach Report with support from MPC/CAC Partnership team.
US Attorney Prosecution Report – Doug Klein, DC US Attorney’s Office.
US Court Services and Offenders Supervision Agency (CSOSA) Report with Michael Bonds.
*The following notice was posted to the First District listserv on Sunday:
At approximately 11:45 p.m. on 4/28/19, First District officers were called to the Potomac Avenue Metro station to assist MTPD was an assault investigation. On the scene, officers located an adult male suffering from stab wounds. The victim was transported to an area hospital and pronounced dead after life-saving efforts failed.
The suspects have been described as black males, approximately 16-18 old, wearing black jackets and blue jeans.
This case is being actively investigated by members of MPD’s Violent Crimes Branch. Should anyone have information or video regarding this incident, please contact the Metropolitan Police Department’s Command Information Center at (202) 727-9099.
Lieutenant, First District