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Rhett Gelb dies after Memorial Day shooting in Northwest

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A Maryland man shot in Northwest Washington on Memorial Day died Wednesday, and a search is on for his alleged killer.

The shooting happened just before 8 p.m. Monday in the unit block of Hamilton Street Northwest, MPD officials say. Police say 22-year-old Rhett Gelb, a Takoma Park resident, was found with a gunshot wound.

He was taken to a nearby hospital, where he died two days later.

Anyone with information is asked to contact MPD detectives.

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