Police search for suspect in DC shooting

Police search for suspect in a homicide

Police are searching for a suspect they believe shot and killed a man in the District Tuesday evening. 

The shooting happened in the 1500 block of Benning Road in Northeast.

Eyewitnesses say they knew the man and said he lived just a block away. They called him a friendly person and said he played pick up up basketball with several of the young men in the neighborhood. 

 Police say this is the 97th homicide of the year. 

The suspect is described as a black male with short hair.

He was wearing a black t-shirt, blue jeans and a black bandana operating a black scooter.

If you have any information, please contact police.


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