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DC police search for men in reflective vests after deadly shooting in Southeast

The men left the scene in a pick-up truck that was later found burned in the Suitland, Md. area, police say.

WASHINGTON — A man was found dead and shot multiple times in Southeast D.C. late Monday night and Metropolitan Police Department officers are looking for the group of men responsible. MPD said the three men suspected in the shooting may be wearing reflective vests.  

Officers from D.C.'s 6th District were called to the 1300 block of Good Hope Road for a report of a shooting around 10:56 p.m., police said  When officers arrived in the area, they found a man suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead at the scene. 

MPD's 6th District Watch Commander said three armed suspects wearing reflective vests and black hoodies left the scene in a white Ford pick-up truck. Additional information about the suspects was not released by the police.

While searching for the suspects, police found the getaway vehicle in the Suitland area. Police said it had been set on fire.

Police remain on the scene at Good Hope Road early Tuesday morning, however, traffic is moving in the area.

The victim, in this case, has not yet been identified, and a motive has not been established.

Anyone who may have information should contact the police at (202) 727-9099.

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