Shooting in Northwest DC leaves man dead

A man from Northeast D.C. has died after a shooting Saturday night in the District, according to police.

D.C. police said officers responded to the 700 block of O St. Northwest around 11:15 p.m. after they heard the sound of gunshots. When they got to the scene, they found 31-year-old Kervin Sanches suffering from a gunshot wound.

D.C. Fire and EMS took Sanches to a nearby hospital for treatment, where he was pronounced dead.

Around the same time, a second adult male sought treatment at a hospital for a gunshot wound, which police said was non-life threatening.

A $25,000 reward is offered for anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible for a homicide in D.C. Anyone with information into this case is being asked to contact D.C. police at 202-727-9099. Tips can also be left anonymously by texting the department’s tip line at 50411.

Zeke Hartner

Zeke Hartner is a digital writer/editor who has been with WTOP since 2017. He is a graduate of North Carolina State University’s Political Science program and an avid news junkie.

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