Police looking for suspect in Georgetown shooting that killed man

Police in D.C. are investigating a fatal shooting that happened in the Georgetown neighborhood Monday night.

It happened at the intersection of 33rd and M streets Northwest just before 6:15 p.m., where police received a call about shooting and a stabbing. Officers found a man who was unconscious but breathing, WTOP’s Dick Uliano reported from the scene. D.C. police Chief Robert Contee later said in a news conference that the man has died.

Contee said that the suspect may be injured, and it was a targeted shooting that started with an altercation.

The suspect is described as a man with a beard, wearing a black jacket with light-colored jeans. He may have left in the company of another person, Contee said. There is no vehicle lookout at this time, and police said they will be checking hospitals. Police have not recovered a weapon.

M Street is closed between 32nd and 34th streets, as well as Bank and Prospect streets.

Anyone with information on what happened should call D.C. police at 202-727-9099.

Below is the area where it happened.

WTOP’s Dick Uliano reported from Georgetown and contributed to this story. 

Abigail Constantino

Abigail Constantino started her journalism career writing for a local newspaper in Fairfax County, Virginia. She is a graduate of American University and The George Washington University.

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