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Darius Cannon, 16, Fatally Shot Overnight In SE DC

3:23 PM, Apr 7, 2013   |    comments
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WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- DC Police identified the 16-year-old who was fatally shot overnight on Sunday. 

Police say the shooting happened at about 12:37 p.m. on the 2700 block of Langston Place in Southeast. When police arrived at the scene after reports of a shooting they found the teen, later identified as Darius Cannon, suffering from a gunshot wound. 

DC Fire and EMS transported Cannon to a nearby hospital where he died due to his injures, police said. 

A preliminary lookout was for a dark-complected male between 16 to 19 years of age, wearing a plaid vest and blue jeans, police said. 

If you have any information about this case call police at (202) 727-9099 or to remain anonymous text the TIP LINE by messaging 50411. A reward of up to $25,000 is being offered for information leading to an arrest and conviction.

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