Man fatally shot near school in Southeast Washington

A male was fatally shot Monday afternoon outside a grade school in Southeast Washington, according to D.C. authorities.

The shooting happened about 3:30 p.m. at 4th and Chesapeake streets SE, near Hendley Grade School.

A representative for the school system stated that termination had actually begun when the shooting happened which trainees were revived into the structure. It was uncertain whether any trainees saw anything associated to the killing. They were placed on lockdown till about 4:10 p.m.

Cops had couple of information of the shooting. A representative for the department stated that the male was noticable dead at the scene which authorities were searching for a dark-colored SUV. He was later on determined as Rodney Snead,35, of District Heights, Md.

Before the shooting, authorities had actually tape-recorded 247 murders in D.C. this year, a 34 percent boost over this duration in 2022. The city hasn’t had as numerous killings considering that 2003, when 248 murders were tape-recorded.

D.C. exceeds 200 murders for the year at earliest point considering that 1997

Cops likewise stated Monday that an 18-year-old male shot in an apartment in Southeast Washington on Sunday had actually passed away at the scene.

That shooting happened about 8:20 p.m. in the 2300 block of Excellent Hope Court SE in Skyland. An authorities report notes the area as a parking lot.

Cops determined the victim as Treyvon Wilson of Northwest Washington. No arrest has actually been made.

On Sunday, authorities stated a Maryland male, 24-year-old Anwar Wingate, was discovered fatally shot in a parking lot in Northwest Washington’s Shaw area. On Friday night, Shane Williams, 18, was fatally shot on Wahler Court in Southeast, authorities stated.

Lauren Lumpkin added to this report.

Source: The Washington Post.


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