Robert Spencer, 21, Killed in SW DC Shooting Tuesday Night

A 21-year-old Northeast DC man was killed in a shooting in Southwest DC Tuesday night.

MPD said the man, identified as Robert Spencer, was found unconscious with a gunshot wound in the 100 Block of Irvington Street at about 10:22 p.m. He was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

A press release from MPD is after the jump.

September 18, 2013

Homicide: 100 Block of Irvington Street, SW

(Washington, DC)-Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a fatal shooting which occurred in the 100 block of Irvington Street, SW.

On Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at approximately 10:22 pm, officers from the Seventh District responded to the 100 block of Irvington Street, Southwest for the report of a shooting. Upon their arrival, they located an unconscious adult male suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services personnel responded and transported the victim to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead. The victim was later transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for the District of Columbia, pending an autopsy.

The decedent is identified as 21 year-old Robert Spencer of Northeast, Washington, DC.

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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