Police in D.C. have identified the man killed in a shooting at Thomas Circle in Northwest Monday morning.
In a news release Tuesday, D.C. police said 32-year-old Emmanuel Lys, of no known address, was killed in the incident that happened at around 9:30 a.m.
Officers patrolling the area heard gunshots and, on investigation, were directed by witnesses to the area of a homeless encampment, where they found Lys with a gunshot wound.
Fire and EMS responded to the scene and rendered aid, but he died on the scene, according to police.
A gun was recovered from the scene and officers are investigating whether it’s connected to the shooting. Police are also checking surveillance footage around the scene, Assistant Chief of Police Andre Wright said on Monday.
Anyone with information is asked to call D.C. police at 202-727-9099 or send a text message to 50411.
WTOP’s Valerie Bonk and Kristi King contributed to this story.