Man Reportedly Shot in the Chest and Killed Near Park View

by Tim Regan October 20, 2015 at 11:45 am 0

(Updated at 12:32 p.m.) D.C. Police said a man was shot on the 2900 block of Sherman Avenue NW before 11:12 a.m. today.

When police arrived, said spokeswoman Aquita Brown, the man was unconscious. The Washington Post reported that police said the victim was shot in the chest, and WUSA9 reported that the man died.

D.C. Fire and EMS spokesman Tim Wilson said the victim had not been transported to the hospital as of 12:10 p.m. this afternoon.

Police officers and multiple police vehicles were observed gathered on the scene of the reported shooting around 11:50 a.m. today. The officers appeared to be focusing their investigation around a black SUV parked near the intersection of Sherman Ave. and Hobart St. NW with its driver side window broken. Several evidence markers were spotted on the ground near the vehicle.

Joe Lewis, who lives on the block, said he heard five gunshots and walked to the scene when he heard sirens.

Details regarding the shooting were dispatched over DC Alerts at 11:39 a.m. today.

Alert: 3D Shooting, 1126 hours, 2900 block of Sherman Avenue NW, LOF Toyota Camry gray in color, B/M early 20’s, dark colored hoodie, thin build, white sneakers.

This story will be updated when more information is known.


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