WASHINGTON (FOX 5 DC) - Police in D.C. are investigating the city’s 158th homicide of the year. Officers say a man was shot to death in the 1700 block of West Virginia Avenue in the Northeast just before midnight.
The victim has been identified as 25-year-old Donald Lewis. Investigators are looking for two suspects connected with the shooting.
There have been nearly 50 more homicides this year in D.C. than in all of last year.
Alert: Shooting at 0001 hrs in the 1700 block of West Virginia Ave NE. Lookout for (2) B/Ms wearing dark jackets and jeans last seen heading west bound on West Virginia Ave NE. pic.twitter.com/4jrqbZy8vg— DC Police Department (@DCPoliceDept) December 19, 2018