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Man fatally shot in D.C. residential building


A man was fatally shot in Southwest Washington on Saturday night, authorities said Sunday.

In a news release, D.C. police said officers responded to a residential building in the 4700 block of First Street SW for a report of a shooting about 10:40 p.m. They found a man with gunshot wounds, the release said, and he died at the scene.

The victim was later identified as 56-year-old Morgan Francis of Southwest Washington.

No further information about the shooting was immediately available.