DC Police reveal the identity of the young man killed in a shooting at a music festival

The District of Columbia Metropolitan Police ( MPD) revealed the identity of the teenager who he died in the shooting last Sunday night in a Music festival the northwest Washington, D.C..

The young man Chase Lawrence Poolea 15-year-old resident of the same DC region, was killed by gunshots in the shooting around 8:30 PM at the intersection of 14th and U streets.

The shooting was at least the third episode of chaos for the celebration of the music festival M oechellaa free event for the juneteenthbut did not have permission from the authorities.

Two panic incidents between 6:00 and 7:00 PM led to the MPD shutting down the event, however, the shooting that killed Chase Lorenzo Poole occurred more than an hour later.

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What happened at the music festival?

Besides of Teen 15-year-old who died, three adults were woundedincluding an officer of the Metropolitan Police (MPD), after the shooting unleashed on the Music festival in the northwest of Washington, D.C..

MPD chief Robert Contee III reported that “many firearms” were seized at the festival site. The incident occurred just under 1.5 miles north of the white house.

Initial investigations suggest that all four people were shot from the same gun.

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A chaotic and unauthorized music festival

Before the shooting, at 6:47 PM, a stampede was generated among the attendees in the same place, in which several young people had injuries due to blows and falls.

Shortly after 6:00 PM, the Police shut down the event by breaking up a fight. The head of MPD pointed out that they are seeking legal action against the organizers of the event, which was held on the occasion of the juneteenth.

Contee also reported that there were no indications that any police officer fired one of his weapons, nor exchanges of fire between the victims and the aggressor.

The police chief revealed that a $25,000 reward is being offered to anyone who provides information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible for these crimes. Reports can be made over the phone (202) 727 9099 or send a text message anonymously to 50411.

With information from Thalia Varelas.

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DC Police reveal the identity of the young man killed in a shooting at a music festival