CRIME

Delonta Lavale Martin fatally shot in Northeast D.C. Sunday night

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (WJLA) - One is dead after a reported shooting in Northeast Sunday evening.

According to D.C. police, the shooting occurred around 9:30 p.m. Sunday, in the 4700 block of Minnesota Avenue near 48th Avenue NE. At this time, it is classified as a homicide.

Officers said they were dispatched to the scene at 9:35 p.m., where they found an adult male suffering from gunshot wounds. He was transported to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead. An autopsy is pending.

The man has been identified as Delonta Lavale Martin, of Northeast.

Police are reportedly searching for a vehicle believed to be connected to the shooting. It is described as a dark, possibly black, Chevy Impala with tinted windows.

 

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