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Alexandria Teen Fatally Shot in Northeast DC

A 17-year-old boy from Alexandria, Virginia, was fatally shot Saturday evening in Northeast D.C., police say.



According to authorities, a 17-year-old Alexandria, Virginia, boy was shot and killed on Saturday night in Northeast D.C.

According to investigators, the victim was Damari Deon Wright.

At at 5:25 p.m., officers were called to the 3500 block of Hayes Street NE after hearing gunshots. Police reported that Wright was discovered dead inside a car.

A lot of police officers were visible close to an apartment complex and a forested area.


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No information on a suspect or a potential reason was immediately made public. Police want anyone with potentially useful information to get in touch. There is a reward of up to $25,000.

Wright is one of several young individuals who have lately been shot and killed in Washington, D.C., including Levoire Simmons, 16, who was killed on Tuesday in the Northeast.

For more information on this developing topic, keep reading NBC Washington.