The Washington Post

Police: Man fatally shot in Congress Heights


A man was fatally shot early Thursday in the Congress Heights neighborho­od of Southeast Washington, D.C. police said.

The shooting occurred about 12:20 a.m. in the 3300 block of 14th Place SE, near the Congress Heights Metro station.

Police had no other immediate details of the shooting and have not released the victim’s name pending notificati­on of relatives.

As of Thursday, there have been 128 homicides in the District this year, a 12 percent increase from this period in 2021.

— Peter Hermann

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