Alexandria, Va. teen dies 3 days after DC shooting

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A teenager found inside a vehicle Tuesday in D.C. suffering from a gunshot wound died from his injuries on Friday, according to police.

DeShawn Francis, 16, of Alexandria, Virginia, was found suffering from a gunshot wound on Chesapeake Street in Southeast D.C. at about 8 p.m. on Tuesday, according to police.

D.C. Fire and EMS responded to the scene and transported the victim to a hospital for treatment of life-threatening injuries, according to police.

On Friday, Francis died from his injuries, according to police.

Police did not give any information regarding a suspect in the case.

Valerie Bonk

Valerie Bonk started working at WTOP in 2016 and has lived in Howard County, Maryland, her entire life. She's thrilled to be a reporter for WTOP telling stories on air. She works as both a television and radio reporter in the Maryland and D.C. areas. 

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