Jacques Russ Death – Cause of Death – Early Tuesday morning, 14th of December 2021, 44-year-old Jacques Russ, was killed in a shooting in Northeast D.C. The incident happened in the area of 61st Street and East Capitol Street. The Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) disclosed that they responded to a call around 6:53 a.m. about reports of shots fired. When officers got to the scene, they found Russ unconscious and unresponsive.
Russ was pronounced dead a short time later. Police said the department’s homicide investigators were called to the scene. There is no information on possible suspects or motives in the shooting. WUSA9 news reported that the area of 61st Street was blocked between East Capitol Street and Banks Place while officers conduct the investigation. The road has since reopened.
Anyone with information should contact MPD at 202-727-9099 or text the department’s tip line at 50411.