1 dead in Southeast DC shooting

A man was killed after a shooting in Southeast D.C. Saturday night.

The incident around 8:30 p.m. on Mellon Street near Martin Luther King Jr Avenue in Congress Heights.

D.C. police said they found the man shot outside, where he later died.

It is unclear what led to the shooting. Police have not released any information on a possible suspect.

It is being investigated as a homicide.

Below is a map of where the shooting took place.

This is a developing story. Stay with WTOP for the latest. 

Luke Garrett

Luke Garrett is a D.C. native dedicated to journalism. He joined the WTOP newsroom in 2020 after graduating from the University of San Diego, where he studied physics and philosophy.

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