CRIME

One dead following shooting in Northeast D.C.

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WASHINGTON (WJLA) - D.C. police are investigating a shooting Monday night in Northeast D.C. that left one man dead.

At approximately 9:50 p.m., officers from the sixth district responded to the 5400 block of Nannie Helen Burroughs Avenue for a call of a shooting. Upon arrival, they found an adult male suffering from apparent gunshot wounds.

The man was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The victim has been identified as 22-year-old Charles Melvin Parrish of Northeast D.C.

A possible suspect is described as being a black male in his 20s wearing a black coat, blue jeans and a black ski mask.

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 by sending a text message to 50411.

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