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Man dies from shooting near Anacostia Metro Station in DC

Green Line trains are temporarily bypassing Anacostia due to the police investigation.

WASHINGTON — Metropolitan Police are investigating a shooting near the Anacostia Metro Station in southeast D.C. that has left a man dead.

Police say officers were called to the 1100 block Howard Road around shortly before 11 a.m. for a report of a shooting near the Anacostia Metro Station. When officers arrived on scene they found a man suffering from gunshot wounds. The victim was unconscious and not breathing, police said. Medics were dispatched to the scene. 

According to a release from police, the victim was also armed and shot himself after the suspect shot him. 

Vito Maggiolo with D.C. Fire and EMS told WUSA9 the man was taken from the scene to a hospital with life-threatening injuries. Detectives are conducting a death investigation.

The name of the man who died has not yet been released by police.

Police say they are looking for a Black male suspect wearing a black hoodie driving a black sedan. 

Right now Green Line temporarily bypassed Anacostia due to the police investigation. Shuttle bus service was requested, according to an alert from WMATA. MPD also shut down the 1100 block of Howard Road between Firth Sterling and Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue to traffic while police conduct the investigation. 

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