Recent Virginia Tech grad identified as victim in Northwest DC gas-station shooting

Virginia Tech confirmed Tuesday morning that a man who was shot to death at a Northwest D.C. gas station was a recent graduate.

D.C. police began investigating the shooting after it was reported at a Shell station on the 4900 block of Connecticut Avenue around 1:30 a.m. Monday morning.

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When they arrived, they found 23-year-old Alexander Nwogu of Blacksburg, Virginia suffering from gunshot wounds.

According to the university, Nwogu graduated in May with a bachelors of science in industrial and systems engineering degree.

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On Monday morning, police indicated that they were investigating whether the Shell station shooting was linked to a Sunday night shooting in the 4300 block of 40th Street.

D.C. police say a $25,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for Nwogu’s death.

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