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MPD: Man killed in Northwest DC shooting; investigation underway

Police identified the man shot as 20-year-old Rasheed Byles.

WASHINGTON — A 20-year-old man is dead after he was shot and killed in Northwest D.C. Wednesday night.

Around 7:55 p.m., a call regarding the shooting came into the Metropolitan Police Department

Police say the man was reported to be suffering from a gunshot wound in the 800 block of Underwood Street Northwest.

Once at the scene, officers discovered a man with gunshot wounds. He was not conscious or breathing at the time of being found.

Investigators say the man, later identified as Rasheed Byles of Southeast D.C., was later pronounced dead.

The investigation into this shooting is active and ongoing.

Anyone with more information is asked to call police at (202) 727-9099 or text 50411.

Stay with WUSA9 as we follow this incident and provide any updates. 


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