Police search for suspect accused of killing 16-year-old in DC

Police are asking for the public's help identifying a suspect accused of killing a 16-year-old boy in Northeast D.C. earlier this week.

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The Metropolitan Police Department said the incident happened around 1:10 a.m. on Tuesday in the 700 block of Kenilworth Terrace.

According to police, officers responded to the scene and found a boy who was suffering from gunshot wounds to the head and body. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

Levoire Simmons, 16, of Northeast

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Police later identified the victim as Levoire Simmons, 16, of Northeast.

Investigators released a photo of a suspect, that they say was captured by a nearby surveillance camera.


MPD is asking anyone with information to call them at 202-727-9099 or text them at 50411. A reward of up to $25,000 is being offered for information that leads to an arrest and conviction in the case.