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Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Shooting at 19th & Benning Road NE [UPDATED]

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Lieutenant S. Siegel from the Fifth District sent out the following email with additional information. It looks like the shooting actually took place in the 700 block of 18th Street NE, and the victim walked to Benning Road NE.:

On May 30, 2017 at approximately 7:20 pm a 5D officer heard gunshots and observed an adult male victim come from the rear of 1830 Benning Rd, NE.  The victim was shot multiple times and was transported to an area hospital where he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead.   This horrific crime is being investigated diligently by the Metropolitan Police Departments Homicide Branch.  Any persons with information are asked to call the Command Information Center at 202-727-9099 or the Homicide Branch at 202-645-9600.

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UPDATE
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Officers from the Metropolitan Police Department are working a shooting at the intersection of 19th Street and Benning Road NE. The shooting happened a little before 7:30 pm tonight. I don't have any news on the status of the victim, but the alert gave a lookout for a black male driving a black 2007 Chevy Impala.

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