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Police identify 18-year-old shot to death in Southeast, DC

Saoun Coplins, 18, of Northeast, DC was shot and killed Saturday in the 3000 block of Stanton Road

WASHINGTON -- D.C. police have identified the victim in a fatal shooting in Southeast. 

18-year-old Saoun Coplins, of Northeast, D.C. was shot to death Saturday in the 3000 block of Stanton Road, according to police.

Officers arrived on scene around 9:11 p.m. to find Coplins suffering from a gunshot wound. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services transported him to a local hospital where he later died. 

Police are asking anyone with information on this shooting to call them at 202-727-9099 or text a tip to 50411. 

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