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Posted at 04:57 PM ET, 10/26/2011

Fatal afternoon shooting in Northeast D.C.

UPDATE, 4:57 p.m.: The shooting turned fatal, and police are investigating it as a homicide, according to Officer Hugh Carew, a D.C. police spokesman. The victim was identified as Andre Wiggins, 19, of the District.

ORIGINAL POST: D.C. police are investigating a shooting in the Grant Park section of Northeast that happened around noon Wednesday.

A man was reported shot and unconscious in the 5200 block of Clay St NE, said Officer Anthony Clay, a police spokesman.

The location is a few blocks south of Marvin Gaye Park, about a mile from the Benning Road and Capitol Heights Metro stations.

Further information about the man's condition and the police investigation was not immediately available.

By and Theola Labbé-DeBose  |  04:57 PM ET, 10/26/2011

Categories:  The District, Theola Labbé-DeBose

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