The location where Edward Ferrell was fatally shot
43 year-old Edward Ferrell of NE was fatally shot early yesterday in Ivy City. Police responding to a report of gun fire around 5am yesterday entered an apartment building in the 1900 block of Capitol Avenue NE and found Ferrell "suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to his torso." Emergency services tried unsuccessfully to revive Ferrell. According to a WJLA (ABC 7) story, Ferrell was shot five times.
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In a presumably unrelated incident early that morning (3:23am) someone opened fire on an occupied vehicle in the 1200 block of Bladensburg Road NE. One occupant sustained minor injuries from broken glass. Police are investigating the incident as an "Assault with a Dangerous Weapon Gun."