19-year-old killed in shooting near Shaw Metro stop

A 19-year-old man has died after a shooting Sunday night in Northwest D.C.

Tahlil Byrd, of Southeast D.C., was found shot in the 600 block of S Street Northwest, D.C. police said in a news release Monday. The area is near the Shaw-Howard University Metro station.

Police responded to the area around 10:20 p.m. Sunday for the report of the sounds of gunshots.

Byrd was taken to a hospital, where he died.

NBC Washington reported that residential surveillance footage captured the sounds of gunshots. See that video here.

The suspect is described as a black male wearing a baseball cap; he was last seen riding a bike.

Anyone with information about this shooting can call D.C. police at (202) 727-9099, or text their tip to 50411.

WTOP’s Teta Alim contributed to this report. 

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Teddy Gelman

Teddy Gelman became Morning Drive Producer in February 2020. Prior to that, he worked as a weekend producer and an assistant producer after joining WTOP in 2018. He’s also filed news stories on-air, anchored sportscasts and produced for the WTOP traffic team.

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