Bowie Man Killed in NE DC Shooting Friday Night

A Bowie, Md. man was fatally shot shortly before midnight Friday in Northeast DC, the Washington Post reports.

The Post identifies the man as 38-year-old Tracy Lamont Day.

From the Post:

The fatal shooting occurred about 11:10 p.m. in the 700 block of Langston Terrace NE, about two blocks north of Benning Road. Police had few immediate details, but said the victim was pronounced dead at a hospital. He was identified as Tracy Lamont Day, 38.

A press release from MPD has been added below.

August 24, 2013

Homicide: 700 Block of Langston Terrace, Northeast

(Washington, DC)-Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a fatal shooting which occurred in the 700 block of Langston Terrace, Northeast.

On Friday, August 23, 2013 at approximately 11:12 pm, patrol officers from the Fifth District responded to the 700 block of Langston Terrace, Northeast for the report of a shooting. Upon their arrival, they located an adult male suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services transported the victim to a local hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead.

The decedent is identified as 38 year-old Tracy Lamont Day of Bowie, Maryland.

The Metropolitan Police Department currently offers a reward of up to $25,000 to anyone that provides information which leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons wanted for any homicide committed in the District of Columbia. Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the police at (202) 727-9099. Additionally, anonymous information may be submitted to the department’s TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 50411.

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