Police Investigating Southeast D.C. Homicide

Police in Washington are investigating the homicide of a 28-year-old man who died of gunshot wounds in Southeast D.C. on Thursday evening.

D.C. Fire and EMS responded to reports of gunfire on the 800 block of Xenia Street at 5:16 p.m. Emergency responders found Mark Milline Jr. unconscious and suffering from multiple gunshot wounds and took him to a local hospital.

Milline Jr. was pronounced dead after life-saving efforts failed.

"I told him every day, if you go out, be careful," Mark Milline Sr. said. 

Milline Jr. was struggling to find a job. 

"He was a young man who was struggling trying to make it, trying to find a job, trying do the right thing," Volta Milline, his mother, said.

Police say two passangers got out of a BMW, walked up to Milline Jr. and shot him. 


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"I can see what other parents go through, and it hurts real bad," Milline Sr. said. 

Police are looking for the suspects and are offering up to a $25,000 reward to anyone who can provide information on those responsible. Anyone with information can call 202-727-9099.

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