13 November 2006

Fatal Shooting in NE; 2 Others Wounded, Including a Teenage Girl

From WTOP via AP:
District police are investigating a shooting in Northeast which left one man dead and two other people wounded Saturday evening.

Sergeant Joe Gentile says the incident happened around 7:30 p.m. in the 1100 block of 21st Place, NE.

Metropolitan Police Department officers found 34-year-old Boyd King suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

King was pronounced dead at Washington Hospital Center. He lived in the 2100 block of Maryland Avenue, NE.

Police also found a 17-year-old girl suffering from a gunshot wound to the ankle, and a 41-year-old man who was wounded in the upper thigh.

The two victims have not been identified because they are considered witnesses to a crime.

They are both expected to recover from their injuries.

MPD's press release is here.

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