Teenager Shot on Halloween in Georgetown Dies

Juvenile had been shot in the head

The 17-year-old young man shot in Georgetown on Halloween died on Monday night.

The juvenile victim of the shooting that took place on the 2800 block of M Street has been identified as Tyronn Vincent Garner of Southeast D.C.

Investigators said the teenager was shot in the head during celebrations at the Georgetown location.

Garner's older brother was killed in 2006, in a shooting on Alabama Avenue.

Family said Tryonn Garner had just been released from the New Beginnings center, a juvenile rehabilitation facility in Laurel.  According to a family member, he was supposed to go to a drug rehabilitation program in Pennsylvania, but because of an administrative delay, he was still in D.C. on October 31.

In total, six people were shot on Halloween night in the District.  MPD Police Chief Cathy Lanier said that although the number of shootings was high that evening, violence and shooting incidents across D.C. are down from last year.

Check back with News4 for more updates as the story develops.

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