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Teen shot on Halloween in Georgetown has died

The 17-year-old boy who was shot in Georgetown on Halloween night has died, District police said Tuesday.

The teenager, who was identified as Tyronn Vincent Garner of Southeast, was one of six people injured in the outbreak of violence in the District on Oct. 31, when five separate shootings took place over the course of about five hours citywide.

A 24-year-old D.C. man was arrested minutes after the Georgetown shooting and charged with carrying a pistol without a license, police said. But police have not charged anyone in Garner’s death.

Garner wasshot in the 2800 block of M St. NW, died Monday at 8:10 p.m., police said. He was admitted to a hospital shortly after the shooting. Homicide detectives are investigating the case.

This item has been updated.


View Photo Gallery: Mayor Vincent C. Gray called a string of Halloween night shootings “troubling” and said officials were investigating the crimes.

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