1 dead in NE DC shooting

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- D.C. police are investigating a homicide in Northeast Washington.

It happened around 9:40 p.m. Sunday in the area of 48th St. and Minnesota Ave., NW. Police say an adult male was shot and transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Police identified the victim Monday morning as 22-year-old Delonta Lavale Martin, of Northeast, D.C.

Police say they are looking for a dark Chevy Impala with tinted windows.

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 to the department's TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 50411.


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