No motive has been released by the Metropolitan Police Department in the Sept. 29 homicide near the H Street corridor in Northeast D.C. According to officials, the victim was Eugene Clarke, 39, a resident of Temple Hills, Md. He was fatally shot around 3:55 a.m.

Eugene Clarke was shot and killed in a homicide in Northeast D.C. (Courtesy Photo)

Eugene Clarke was shot and killed in a homicide in Northeast D.C. (Courtesy Photo)

“No one has been arrested,” Rachel Schaerr, a spokesperson for the department told the AFRO on Oct.8.

Police responded to the rainy crime scene after receiving a call that reported sounds of gunshots in the 900 block of 10th Street, NE. Clarke was found on the sidewalk unconscious and unresponsive. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Schaerr said the homicide was still under investigation and details of the case, including a cause for the assault, could not be disclosed at this time. Police are still searching for suspects involved in the murder. Up to a $25,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible.

According to the police, there have been 10 homicides in Ward 6 in 2016? as of Oct. 11.

On Oct. 10, police made an arrest in a separate Northeast slaying after investigating the case for more than two months.

Pursuant to a D.C. Superior Court arrest warrant and a booking order, Sean Smith was taken from the D.C. Jail and transferred to the department’s homicide branch and charged with second degree murder while armed in the death of 26-year-old Matthew Walker, who was a resident from Northwest, police said. There have been three homicides in the immediate area as of Oct. 11.

Walker, 26, known as “Matt,” was fatally shot at about 1:25 a.m. on Aug. 7 in the 900 block of Eastern Avenue, NE.  Walker was pronounced dead at the scene.

Smith, 36, was already in custody for Sept. 7 charges for unlawful possession of a firearm, unlawful possession of ammunition, possession of an unregistered firearm, and unlawful possession of a firearm or destructive device, according to court records.

According to D.C. Courts, Smith is scheduled to appear in court on Oct. 28.