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Man shot in head, killed near Farragut Square in D.C.

WASHINGTON – Police are investigating a fatal shooting in downtown D.C. that happened overnight.

Police say units responded at about 2:40 a.m. Thursday to the 1000 block of 17th Street NW, near Farragut Square, for the report of a shooting. Paul Aime Tanoh Danzo, 24, of Laurel, Md., had been shot multiple times in the head.

Danzo was found sitting inside his vehicle, police say. He died at a local hospital.

Authorities are investigating whether the shooting stemmed from a nightclub dispute that spilled into the streets.

No arrests have been made. Via Twitter, police said there was a lookout for a black BMW with chrome wheels.


Police are offering a reward of up to $25,000 in the case. Anyone with information can call 202-727-9099 or send an anonymous text message tip to 50411.

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