19-year-old shot, killed in Southeast DC: police

Police are investigating a deadly shooting in Southeast, D.C. that took the life of a 19-year-old man on Sunday.

The Metropolitan Police Department says officers responded to reports of the sounds of gunshots in the 4300 block of Wheeler Road around 12:44 a.m.

Once there, officers found the victim suffering from gunshot wounds. He was taken to an area hospital, and later pronounced dead.

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The victim was identified as Corey Riggins Jr., 19, of Southeast, D.C.

Police have yet to release information on suspects or a motive in the case.

Anyone with information is asked to call 202-727-9099 or text 50411.

A reward of up to $25,000 is being offered for information that leads to an arrest and conviction in the case.