Police ID victim in SE DC homicide

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

They say it happened in the 3200 block of Buena Vista Terrace, where they responded for a report of gunshots at approximately 12:05 a.m. Friday.

Once on scene, officers found a man suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. The victim has been identified as 23-year-old Cortez Carter of Capitol Heights, Maryland.

There is no detailed lookout available and the investigation is ongoing.

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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