16-year-old girl killed in Northeast D.C.

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred on the 1000 block of Mount Olivet Road, NE, on Jan. 25.

At around 3:10 p.m., police responded to a shooting, where they found 16-year-old Taiyania Thompson, a resident of Northeast D.C. suffering from a gunshot wound inside of a residence. She was transported to a local hospital where she succumbed from her injuries three days later on Jan. 28.

The MPD has not identified any suspects, but a vehicle of interest has been identified in the case. The vehicle is described as a 2017 white Kia Sorento SUV.

The vehicle has a Maryland tag of 1DD2833 and may have front end damage.

Police are offering a $25,000 reward for information that leads to an arrest and conviction of this homicide or any other homicide in D.C.


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