Man is fatally shot in Southeast D.C.

An adult male was found fatally shot near the 4100 block of Wheeler Road in Southeast Washington Thursday night, D.C. police said.

The victim was found unconcious at about 7:50 p.m. and was transported to a local hospital, where he later died, said Officer Paul Metcalf, a spokesman.

Police officials said the motive for the shooting was unknown, and that authorities had not identified possible suspects.

The victim’s name was not immediately released.

T. Rees Shapiro is an education reporter.
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