Anacostia Metro Station

Man Shot Inside Anacostia Metro Station Dies

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A man shot on a platform inside the Anacostia Metro Station Tuesday afternoon died Wednesday, the Metropolitan Police Department said.

The victim, 49-year-old Marcus Covington of Southwest D.C., was shot multiple times about 1:35 p.m. and was taken to a hospital in very serious condition.

“It appears that there was some type of conversation between the two,” D.C. Police Chief Robert Contee said.

Police have surveillance video of a suspect.

The suspect in the Anacostia Metro Station shooting is seen in these surveillance images.
Metropolitan Police Department
The suspect in the Anacostia Metro Station shooting is seen in these surveillance images.

D.C. police homicide detectives are investigating.

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