Homicide in the 3600 Block of Jay Street, NE
At approximately 11:08 pm, on Tuesday, July 18, 2006, police were called to the 3600 block of Jay Street, NE, for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival officers located 26-year-old Daniel Joseph Bailey, of the 100 block of Joliet Street, SE, suffering from an apparent gunshot wound to the head. He was taken to the Prince George's County Hospital where he was admitted in critical condition. On Wednesday, July 19, 2006, he was pronounced dead at 2:35 pm.
The case is under investigation by members of the department's Violent Crimes Branch.
Anyone with information about this case is asked to called police at (202) 727-9099.
The department currently offers a reward of up to $25,000 to anyone who provides information who leads to the arrest and conviction to the person or persons responsible of any homicide committed in the District of Columbia.
Setting my stopwatch for the WaPo and [insert mainstream media outlet here] human interest story. . .now.