Virginia teenager killed in Northeast DC shooting

A 17-year-old boy was killed in a shooting Saturday night in Northeast D.C., according to police.

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Metropolitan Police Department investigators say the shooting was reported in the 3500 block of Hayes Street around 5:26 p.m. on Saturday.

Once officers arrived at the scene, they found the 17-year-old victim sitting in a car unresponsive with gunshot wounds. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police later identified the victim as Damari Deon Wright, 17, of Alexandria, Virginia.

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No information has been released about a possible suspect or suspects in the case.

Investigators ask anyone with information on the shooting to call 202-727-9099 or send in a text tip to 50411.


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