Man shot, killed after fighting back during attempted robbery in NE DC

- D.C. police are investigating following a deadly shooting that happened in northeast Washington overnight.

Police say a man was approached by two suspects in the 4300 block of 2nd Street NE around 10 pm, and one of the suspects was armed with a handgun. When the suspects tried to rob the victim, he resisted and was shot by the armed suspect once in the torso.

The victim was taken to a local hospital, but he did not survive his injuries, D.C. police say.

Police are still searching for the suspects. The first suspect is described as a black male in his 20s who is approximately 5’6” tall, and the second suspect is said to be a black male in his teens who is about 5’4” tall. No other specific details about their descriptions were immediately available.

Anyone with information about the whereabouts of these suspects or the shooting is asked to call D.C. police at (202)727-9099.

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