Police are searching for the gunmen who shot and killed the former US Army Interpreter In Afghanistan while driving for Lyft in a late-night shift in D.C. earlier this week.
US Army Interpreter In Afghanistan Was Shot Dead
A US Army interpreter veteran, who moved with his family from Afghanistan to the United States in 2021, was shot and killed while driving as a Lyft driver in Washington, D.C. on Monday at 12:08 a.m.
Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) police officers responded to reports of an unconscious person after being called to the 400 block of 11th Street, Northeast.
Upon arrival, officers found the former US Army interpreter identified as 31 years old Nasrat Ahmad Yar suffering from a fatal gunshot wound inside a vehicle. D.C. Fire and EMS immediately brought Yar to a nearby hospital for treatment, where he later died, MPD said.
The Suspect Of The Shooting Was Caught On Video
Police are searching for the suspects who are responsible for shooting the former US Army interpreter.
On Thursday, the police released a video of suspects captured by surveillance cameras and can be seen that the suspects running through a Northeast alleyway after the shooting. Hence, Police are asking anyone with information that would lead to the suspects to come forward.
Moreover, MPD currently offers a reward of up to $25,000 to anyone with information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for each killing committed in the District of Columbia. Anyone with information about this case is urged to contact the police at 202-727-9099.
Anonymous tips can also be submitted to the department’s TEXT TIP LINE by sending a text message to 50411.