Man is found fatally shot inside NE D.C. home

April 16

A man was found fatally shot Wednesday afternoon inside a home in the Queens Chapel area of Northeast Washington, D.C. police said.

Officers were called at about 4 p.m. for the report of a shooting victim in the 5600 block of Chillum Place NE. Once they got there, they found a man inside a residence, said Cmdr. Kimberly Chisley-Missouri, head of the 4th Police District.

The victim suffered apparent gunshot wounds, but police are awaiting the results of an autopsy, she said.

Police had no information about any suspect or suspects in the case, she said. Officials released no details about the man.

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Clarence Williams is the night police reporter for The Washington Post and has spent the better part of 13 years standing next to crime scene tape, riding in police cars or waking officials in the middle of night to gather information about breaking news in and around Washington.
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