Update 2:45 p.m. According to the Washington Post, the victim has been identified as 30-year-old James Pone of Southeast DC.
Metro Police are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred Tuesday night at about 9 p.m. in the 700 block of Brandywine Street SE. A male victim was transported from the scene of the shooting to a local hospital where he was declared dead.
Metro PD’s release on the Seventh District listserve follows:
Please be advised that at approximately 9:00 pm, Seventh District units received a call for the sound of gunshots in alley of the 700 block of Brandywine Street SE. Upon arriving at the location, a male victim was found suffering from (a) gunshot wound(s). The victim was transported to a area hospital where he was later pronounced.
There are no suspects as of this writing and the case is currently being investigated by the Violent Crimes Branch.
Should you have any information, please call your tips into (202) 727-9099.