14-year-old charged in Southeast DC homicide

A D.C.14-year-old is facing a first-degree murder charge in connection with the shooting death of a 36-year-old in Southeast July 4.

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D.C. police began investigating when they responded to the 1500 block of Pennsylvania Avenue shortly before 11 p.m.

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When they arrived, they found Antonio Gardner of Oxon Hill suffering from gunshot wounds.

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Gardner was taken to a local hospital, where he died.

Police have not identified the teenage suspect – saying only that he resides in Southeast.