22-year old man fatally shot Wednesday afternoon

One man is dead after a shooting on the 3100 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. on Feb. 24.

Police identified the man as 22-year old Demetrius Christopher Medlay, of Southeast. According to police, Medlay was shot Wednesday afternoon and was rushed to a nearby hospital where he died.

Police are investigating the case for suspects.


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