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Man fatally shot on North Capitol Street in Northwest Washington

A man died shortly after he was shot Tuesday night just off New York Avenue and south of the Truxton Circle neighborhood in Northwest Washington.

The shooting occurred about 10 p.m. in the 1200 block of North Capitol Street NW, near an apartment building.

D.C. police said someone drove the victim, Jahmeze Williams, 20, of Southeast Washington, to a hospital, where he died. No arrest has been made, and police released no other details.

There have been 77 homicides reported in the District this year, a 7 percent increase over this time in 2021. Last year ended with more than 200 homicides for the first time since 2003.

There have been 20 homicides in D.C. so far in May.