Man Killed in Early Morning NE DC Shooting

UPDATE: The Washington Post identified the man as 21-year-old Silvestre Antonio Perez-Agustine.

A man died early Monday morning after being shot in the face in Northeast DC, the Washington Post and NBC Washington report.

Reported the Post,

Police said there was no one in the vicinity except the victim when they arrived to investigate a report of gunshots about 2:20 a.m.

The shooting victim, whose identity was not released but who was described as an adult by police, was taken to an area hospital and pronounced dead shortly before 3 a.m.

Added NBC Washington,

Investigators tell News4 the victim was found behind a Cadillac at the scene there.

The victim has only been identified as a male in his 20’s.

DC Alerts sent the following message shortly after the report of gunshots.

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