Man dead in Northeast DC shooting

A shooting in Northeast D.C. on Saturday night left a man dead.

D.C. police say it happened around 8:30 p.m. on Adams Street Northeast, which is part of the residential Brentwood neighborhood located between Rhode Island Avenue and New York Avenue in Northeast.

The victim was shot in a back alley in the 1300 block of Adams Street. He was taken to an area hospital where he died.

Police identified Ronald Porter, 18, of D.C. as the man killed in the shooting.

Below is a map of where the shooting took place.

Tadiwos Abedje

Tadi Abedje is a freelance digital writer/editor for WTOP. He was born in Washington, D.C., and grew up in Northern Virginia. Journalism has been his No. 1 passion since he was a kid and he is blessed to be around people, telling their stories and sharing them with the world.

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