Man Shot Dead In Washington D.C

Fatal shooting in Washington D.C 
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Washington D.C. on Thursday recorded a death when a man whose name was yet to be ascertained got shot multiple times.

The shooting took place in the evening in downtown Washington D.C. and, authorities said a suspect has been taken into custody.

The suspect shot the man just after 5 p.m. eastern time (2200 GMT) near the Chinatown area and the National Portrait Gallery, said D.C. Police Chief Peter Newsham at a news conference Thursday night.

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The victim was said to have died later in a hospital. No officers were injured, and the suspect has injuries that are not life-threatening.

“shooting in this area is very unusual; this is a very, very safe part of town. This was what appears to be a very brazen act by a violent offender.

“Thankfully, our police officers were close enough to ensure that this person was quickly taken into custody”, Xinhua quoted Newsham, adding that investigation was underway.

 

AFRICA DAILY NEWS, NEW YORK

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