Police identify man shot in Southeast as an 18-year-old

A person fatally shot Sunday afternoon near Fort Stanton Park in Southeast Washington has been identified as an 18-year-old man, according to authorities.

Officer Araz Alali, a D.C. police spokesman, said DeAngelo Gatling of Southeast Washington was pronounced dead at an area hospital shortly after the shooting, which occurred about 2 p.m. in the 2300 block of 24th Street SE.

Police released no other details of the District’s second homicide of the year. Police said the gunman may have driven away in a white car with a black door.

In other violence, D.C. police said an adult male was stabbed in the chest and critically wounded about 1 a.m. Monday in the Washington Highlands neighborhood of Southeast.

Police said the incident occurred in the 3800 block of Ninth Street SE. Alali said a man with a knife approached the victim and stabbed him and then ran away. The victim was flown to a hospital in a U.S. Park Police helicopter in critical condition, police said.

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