23-year-old killed in NE DC shooting

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- Police say a 23-year-old man was shot and killed Sunday in Northeast Washington.

It happened in the 1200 block of Simms Place around 5:23 a.m., when police say they were called for a subject shot in the alley.

Upon arrival, police located an adult male unconscious and unresponsive. He was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Police identified the victim Monday morning as 23-year-old DaShawn Hammonds of Southeast Washington.

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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