Security Guard Shot, Killed Patrolling SE DC Neighborhood - NBC4 Washington

Security Guard Shot, Killed Patrolling SE DC Neighborhood

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    Security Guard Killed in Southeast DC

    A security guard was killed while on patrol in southeast Washington. News4's Meagan Fitzgerald reports. (Published Friday, Sept. 9, 2016)

    A security guard patrolling a southeast Washington neighborhood was shot and killed Thursday night.

    According to police, 29-year-old Evan Williams of Upper Marlboro was driving to his job site when he was shot in the 4000 block of 3rd Street SE Thursday night. A bullet entered through the passenger side window, nearly struck his patrol partner in the passenger's seat and struck Williams in the neck, sources said. 

    Williams drove to a nearby fire station, then got out of the car and collapsed. His partner sought help.

    Williams was taken to a hospital but died before arriving. 

    Police do not believe Williams was targeted.

    Another man who was shot during the same incident drove himself to an area hospital. He is expected to OK. 

    No arrests have been made at this time.

    Residents in the neighborhood say there are shooting almost every night.

    "Anytime you have security hitting the ground, that's a problem," one resident said.