WASHINGTON - A shooting Sunday afternoon outside Nationals Park in Southeast, D.C. left a man dead, according to police.
The Metropolitan Police Department says officers responded to reports of a shooting in the 1500 block of South Capitol Street around 1 p.m. on Sunday.
Once at the scene, officers found an adult man sitting in his car who had been shot. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.
According to MPD, a preliminary investigation reveals that the victim was targeted in the shooting.
Police say a dark-colored SUV was seen fleeing the scene at a high rate of speed after the incident. Police did not release any other details about a suspect or suspects involved.
Investigators are looking through surveillance video in the area as they investigate the shooting.
Anyone with information is asked to call MPD at 202-727-9099 or text the department's tip line at 50411.