Man Dies After Attack Near NoMa

by Andrew Ramonas July 7, 2015 at 3:15 pm 1,544 5 Comments

Unit block of New York Avenue NW crime scene on July 5, 2015

A 52-year-old man has died after he was assaulted on New York Avenue NW over the weekend.

Thomas Harris of Alexandria died yesterday from injuries he received in an attack on the unit block of New York Avenue NW on Sunday, police announced today.

Harris was unconscious, but breathing, when police found him suffering from head trauma about 5 p.m. Sunday. He then was rushed to a hospital.

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating his death.

Police didn’t release any suspect information.

The attack happened two blocks from the NoMa-Gallaudet University Metro station, where a man was stabbed to death aboard a train on Saturday.

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 text messaging 50411.


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