Man found shot in Northeast identified as Fairfax County resident

July 29, 2014

A man who was found unconscious Sunday morning in Northeast Washington and later died has been identified as a 30-year-old from Fairfax County, according to D.C. police.

Police said Yewondwosen Girma Hailemarian was found shot about 5:20 a.m. in the first block of N Street NE, two blocks from the NoMa-Gallaudet Metro station. He was pronounced dead at an area hospital.

The location is steps from New York Avenue and North Capitol Street, near Truxton Circle and Sirsum Corda, two neighborhoods with recent histories of violence.

Authorities have not released any other details about the killing.

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