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Posted at 06:26 AM ET, 05/22/2012

Police: Man fatally shot in head in Southeast D.C.

Police are investigating an overnight shooting in Southeast Washington that left one man dead.

The shooting happened about 1:15 a.m. in the 1300 block of Stevens Road SE, in the Barry Farm neighborhood of the District, police said.

Officers responded to the area to investigate reports of a shooting. Upon arriving, they found a man who had been shot in the head.

The victim, who was identified as 27-year-old Levern Butler of Southeast, was pronounced dead at the scene. Police currently have no suspects or motive in the shooting.

Post reporter Clarence Williams contributed to this item.

This item has been updated.

By  |  06:26 AM ET, 05/22/2012

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