Police seek 3 men, car in killing of Southeast DC woman

A woman was shot and killed near Olive Grove Baptist Church in Southeast D.C. late Wednesday.

Officers found 65-year-old Southeast D.C. resident Ella-Mae Neal suffering from a gunshot wound in the 1800 block of Q Street SE around 10 p.m. Wednesday, according to a news release from D.C. police.

Neal was transported to a hospital where she later died of her injuries.

A surveillance camera captured a 4-door vehicle and three men, seen exiting the car near the scene. Police were still seeking the vehicle and men as of Thursday morning.

A still frame from surveillance footage shows persons and a vehicle of interest in the killing of a 65-year-old woman in Southeast D.C. on May 19, 2021. (Courtesy MPD)

Police are offering a $25,000 reward for any information that leads to the arrest and successful conviction of the gunmen.

Tips can be submitted to the Metropolitan Police Department by calling 202-727-9099, or through the anonymous police text line by messaging 50411.

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