Man killed in Southeast DC shooting

A man is dead after a shooting in Southeast D.C. Friday afternoon.

According to D.C police, the shooting happened around 3 p.m. on Wheeler Road near Valley Avenue.

Officers found a man outside with a gunshot wound. He was taken to the hospital, where he later died.

Police did not reveal the man’s identity. When asked if there are any suspects, a police spokesperson told WTOP “not at this time.”

Anyone with information is asked to call 911.

Below is approximately where the shooting took place.

Veronica Canales

Veronica Canales is an Associate Producer and Weekend Overnight Producer at WTOP.

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