Northeast DC

Man Dead After Shooting Inside Northeast Apartment, Suspect Sought

D.C. police are looking for a suspect last seen wearing blue jeans and a ski mask

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A man is dead after a shooting inside an apartment in Northeast Washington, D.C., and police are looking for a suspect, authorities say.

Police were called to a shooting at the Jetu Apartments, located at the 800 block of 21st Street NE in the Carver-Langston neighborhood at about 5:40 a.m. Tuesday. When police arrived at the scene they found 28-year-old Eric King inside an apartment suffering from gunshot wounds, D.C. police said.

Emergency personnel attempted to save the man's life, but he later died from his injuries.

The shooting appears to be a domestic situation, police said.

Apartment residents told News4 they are growing frustrated with the amount of violence in their neighborhood. They said they want less violence and more of police presence in the area.

Authorities are looking for a suspect who was last seen wearing blue jeans and a ski mask.  

This is a developing story. Stay with News4 for more updates.

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