37 Year-Old Woman Shot and Killed in Southeast D.C.

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch is investigating a homicide that took place on the 2200 Block of Minnesota Ave, in Southeast D.C. on March 15th.

37 year-old Nikia Young, of Southeast, D.C. was named as the victim.

According to Detectives, “At approximately 12:01 pm, members of the Sixth District responded to the listed location for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, the members located an adult female victim suffering from gunshot wounds. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene and transported the victim to a local hospital for treatment of life threatening injuries. After all life-saving efforts failed, the victim was pronounced dead.”

If you have any information about this case, please call 202-727-9099.