THE DISTRICT

Man fatally shot Thursday in Southeast

D.C. police said Robert William Wagoner, 48, of Capitol Heights, Md., was shot just before 9 p.m. Thursday in the 700 block of Brandywine Street SE in the Bellevue area, close to the Maryland border.

Officers responded after hearing gunshots, officials said, and found two men inside a vehicle with several gunshot wounds. Both were taken to a hospital, where Wagoner was pronounced dead.

The other man was treated for life-threatening injuries, according to police.

— Dana Hegdpeth

VIRGINIA

Yak escapes trailer en route to butcher

A yak named Meteor escaped its owner on the way to the butcher this week and is on the loose in central Virginia.

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Meteor’s owner, Robert Cissell, told Nelson County Animal Control the yak kicked off the back door of a livestock trailer about 10 a.m. Tuesday at a stop sign in Lovingston, about 40 miles southwest of Charlottesville.

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County Animal Control Officer Kevin Wright said Friday that the search continues.

Cissell said the yak, who is 3 years old and about 600 pounds, was raised on Cissell’s farm in Buckingham. He said he hopes to lure him back by placing a trap of sweet feed and apples in a trailer.

— Justin Wm. Moyer

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