Police investigating three homicides over holiday weekend

The Metropolitan Police Department responded to three homicides over the July 4 holiday weekend.

Antoine McCullough, 30, and John Williams III, 35, were both killed on Saturday. Omar Lindsay was killed on Sunday.

Police responded to a shooting in the 3500 block of 18 St., SE after midnight on Saturday morning. When investigators arrived they found McCullough suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He was taken to a local hospital where he later died.

About five hours later on Saturday, police were called to the 200 block of 50 St., NE and found Williams suffering from a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

On Sunday night a little after 9:45 p.m. police responded to a call of a shooting in the 300 block of V St. NE. When investigators arrived they discovered Lindsay, who had been fatally shot.

All three homicides are currently under investigation, and no arrests have been made.

During the holiday weekend last year there were four homicides over the span of two days.


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