The Washington DC Police Department posted shocking footage, Friday while seeking information about a shooting incident that ended in death for Jonathan Raiford, of Northeast, DC.

Seen in the video is a Black man in a Black Jacket with two other Black men behind him one in an orange shirt,  who appeared to have a semi-automatic pistol,  fired about 9 rounds into a passing dark blue or Black car, and kept shooting while a Black man in a white shirt shot 2-3 times and got into the getaway car with both other men, and drove off,  in what appeared to be a well organized hit.

According to their press release:

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch seek the public’s assistance in identifying suspects and a vehicle of interest in a homicide that occurred on Wednesday, September 9, 2020, in the 900 block of Irving Street, Northeast.

At approximately 4:34 pm, members of the Fifth District responded to the listed location for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located an adult male suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. A second adult male was located in the 800 block of Michigan Avenue, Northeast, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene and transported the victims to a local hospital for treatment. After all life-saving efforts failed, one the victims was pronounced dead. The other victim was treated for non-life threatening injuries.

The decedent has been identified as 31 year-old Jonathan Raiford, of Northeast, DC.

The suspects and vehicle of interest were captured by a nearby surveillance camera and can be seen in this video:

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.


Kari Donovan

Kari is an ex-Community Organizer who writes about Voter Engagement, Cultural Marxism and Campaigns. She has been a grassroots volunteer with the GOP, on and off for 18 years. She is a Homeschool Mom in North Carolina and loves Photojournalism and Citizen Journalism.

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