Fatal Shooting on Galveston Place SW

Police found a man unconscious with an apparent gunshot wound around 3 a.m. Sunday morning near the unit block of Galveston Place Southwest, MPD reports.

The man, whose name police are not releasing until a next-of-kin can be notified, died at the scene.

MPD’s full press release is below:

Homicide: Unit Block of Galveston Place, SW

(Washington, DC)- Detective’s from The Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating the fatal shooting which occurred in the unit block of Galveston Place, SW.

On Sunday, November 24, 2013, at approximately 3:08 am, members of the Seventh District received a call for the report of a Man Down in unit block of Galveston Place, Southwest. Upon arrival, members located a male, suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The victim remained until being transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for the District of Columbia, pending an autopsy and a determination of a cause and manner of death.

The name of the decedent is being withheld pending identification and next of kin notification.

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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