Young adult male killed in SE DC shooting

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- Police say a man was shot and killed Wednesday afternoon in Southeast Washington.

The victim has been identified as 20-year-old Vincent Purvis of Washington, police said.

Officials say police were called to the area of 8th St. and Yuma St. at 3:33 p.m. where they found Purvis suffering from gunshot wounds. Police say he was found unconscious and not breathing before being transported to a nearby hospital.

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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