One Dead in Northeast D.C. Shooting

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    NBCWashington.com
    Metro Police were dispatched to a shooting at 18th St. and D St. NE Tuesday evening.

    The victim of a fatal shooting in Northeast D.C. has been identified as Lawrence David Phillips, 45, of Southeast.

    Officer were called to 400 block of 18th Street NE just before 9:45 p.m. Tuesday for reports of a shooting. When they arrived, they learned that someone else had already transported Phillips to a hospital.

    He was admitted in critical condition and later succumbed to his injuries, authorities said.

    The investigation continues.