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Man Killed in Shooting Near Garrison Elementary School

by Tim Regan — July 20, 2015 at 10:00 am 0

1300 Riggs Street NW

A man was shot and killed down the street from Garrison Elementary School this weekend, say D.C. Police.

Police say 33-year-old Charles Douglas of District Heights was sitting in his car near the 1300 block of Riggs Street NW around 1:43 a.m. when an unknown assailant approached him and “fired several shots” into the vehicle.

Officers responded to the scene and found Douglas suffering from a gunshot wound.

Though D.C. Fire and EMS personnel rushed Douglas to the hospital, he eventually succumbed to his injuries.

Police have not made any arrests or identified any suspects in connection with the homicide.

Police The Metropolitan Police Department currently offers a reward of up to $25,000 to anyone that provides information which leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for any homicide committed in the District of Columbia. Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the police at (202) 727-9099.

Additionally, anonymous information may be submitted to the department’s TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 50411.

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