The Washington Post

Man shot, killed in Southwest Washington

An adult male was fatally shot Sunday evening in Southwest Washington about four blocks from Nationals Park, according to D.C. police.

The man, identified as Tyrone Joyner, 22, of Southwest, was shot about 6:30 p.m., according to police. The shooting occurred in the 1400 block of Canal St. SW, in a neighborhood west of the stadium. The circumstances of the shooting were not immediately divulged.

It was the third slaying in the District over the weekend. Two men were fatally shot early Saturday.

One shooting occurred outside a club in Northwest Washington, after a fight at the 1920dc club in the 1900 block of Ninth St. NW. The other shooting claimed the life of a man in Southeast Washington.

This post has been updated.


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