Police have identified the man who was shot and killed early Sunday afternoon as 18-year-old Deangelo Gatling.
Gatling was found Sunday at around 2:00 p.m. suffering from a gunshot wound on the 2300 block of 24th Street Southeast. Gatling was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.
No suspects have been arrested in the case.
A press release from MPD is after the jump.
Homicide in the 2300 block of 24th Street, Southeast
(Washington, DC) – Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department are investigating a homicide which occurred in the 2300 block of 24th Street, Southeast.
On Sunday, January 12, 2014, at approximately 2:06 pm, members from the Seventh District responded to a call for the report of a shooting in the 2300 block of 24th Street, Southeast. Upon their arrival, members located an adult male suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services personnel transported the victim to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead. He was transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner pending an autopsy.
The decedent has been identified as 18-year-old Deangelo Gatling of Southeast, 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.
Police Officer Araz Alali
Metropolitan Police Department
Executive Office of the Chief of Police
Office of Communications
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