1 dead, 1 injured in shooting at DC-Maryland border

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Police are investigating a shooting that happened near the D.C.-Maryland border. (WTOP/Dave Dildine)

Police are investigating a shooting Thursday night near the D.C.-Maryland border.

D.C. police said officers responded to the 5200 block of Western Avenue Northwest just before 8 p.m. for the report of a shooting. They found a man — later identified as Tavon Brown, 20, of Baltimore — unconscious and not breathing. He was taken to the hospital, where he died.

A second man was found in Montgomery County, Maryland; he was conscious and breathing, and was also taken to the hospital. Police said he had a gunshot wound that wasn’t life-threatening.

Anyone with information about this shooting can call police at (202) 727-9099, or text their tip to 50411.

Below is a map of the area where the shooting happened.

WTOP’s Adisa Hargett-Robinson contributed to this report.

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