Police ID Victim in Northeast D.C. Shooting

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    D.C. Police have identified the victim of a Thursday evening shooting in northeast Washington.

    Crews initially responded to the 1500 block of Gallatin Place NE around 7:30 p.m. for a car accident. When they arrived to the scene, they found 48-year-old Kevin Lanard James of northwest Washington unconscious, along with several vehicles which appeared to have crashed into one another.

    Police Investigating Northeast D.C. Shooting

    [DC] Police Investigating Northeast D.C. Shooting
    News4's Erika Gonzalez is live from Northeast D.C., where police found a gunshot victim at the scene of a car accident. (Published Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014)

    James was taken to an area hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

    During the same time, officers were investigating a car crash on South Dakota Avenue NE that sent at least one person to the hospital in serious condition. It is unknown whether the two car crashes are related.

    Stay with NBCWashington and News4 as this story develops.