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Posted at 11:54 AM ET, 12/20/2011

Monday shooting killed 19-year-old D.C. man

D.C. police are investigating a fatal shooting in Northeast Washington Monday night that killed a 19-year-old man.

Police said that Derrick Ragland, 19, of Northwest Washington, was killed in the shooting. Officers found Ragland just before 6 p.m. in the 1000 block of Taylor St NE after responding to a call for a shooting.

Ragland was taken by ambulance to a hospital and died, police said.

The shooting took place in a residential neighborhood a few blocks north of Turkey Thicket recreation center, and several blocks south of Providence Hospital.

Police and asked anyone with information about to call (202) 727-9099, 1-888-919-2746 or to send an anonymous text message to 50411.

By Theola Labbé-DeBose  |  11:54 AM ET, 12/20/2011

Categories:  Theola Labbé-DeBose, The District


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