Man Shot And Killed in Southwest D.C. Alley

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Police are investigating a shooting that left one man dead early this morning in Southwest D.C.

After receiving an alert from a concerned person, officers of the D.C. Metro Police Department arrived at the 100 block of Forrester Street at approximately 1:30 a.m.

Police officers discovered a man in an alley, visibly injured with a gunshot wound to the neck. EMS promptly responded and initiated life-saving interventions. Despite the efforts, the man was declared dead at the scene.

If you have any information about this incident, please take no action but call the police at (202) 727-9099 or text your tip to the Department’s TEXT TIP LINE at 50411. The shooting remains under investigation.

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