Shooting in District Heights

A 24-year-old man was shot and killed in District Heights Monday, and police are searching for suspects and a motive in the case.

The incident occurred about 10 p.m. in the 6400 block of Gateway Boulevard, authorities said. Police said they were called for a shooting, and arrived to find Michael Anthony Smith, who lived in District Heights, dead on the scene.

Police said they are still probing who might have shot Smith and why.

Matt Zapotosky covers the federal district courthouse in Alexandria, where he tries to break news from a windowless office in which he is not allowed to bring his cell phone.

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