WASHINGTON — A 28-year-old man was shot and killed in Northeast D.C. Tuesday morning, sparking a homicide investigation, according to police.
Officers with the Metropolitan Police Department responded to 21st Street Northeast, nearby H Street Northeast, before 6:10 a.m. after a report of a shooting in the area.
At the scene, police found a man, later identified as Eric King, suffering from a gunshot wound. King was later pronounced dead due to his injuries.
No suspect is in custody for the fatal shooting, but police are actively looking for who is responsible.
The suspect in the case has been described as a man with a brown complexion with short hair.
At the time of the incident, he was wearing blue jeans and a ski mask. The motive behind the shooting is being investigated. The homicide investigation is active and ongoing.