17-year-old fatally shot

A 17-year-old male who was fatally shot in Southeast D.C. died on Jan. 5.

James Colter was shot more than a year ago on Dec. 9, 2016. Officers arrived on the 5000 block of Jay St. NE at 9:07 a.m. and found Colter unconscious. He was taken to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner determined the cause of death to be from gunshot wounds and the Metropolitan Police Department has ruled the death a homicide.

Police have not released any suspect information.


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