One dead, three injured in Friday night shooting

Police are investigating a shooting that killed 18-year-old Bryan Perkins.

According to police, Perkins was found in the 600 block of Edgewood Street, NE, at around 9:10 pm by officers responding to a report of a shooting. According to an MPD press release, Perkins was found suffering from apparent gunshot wounds and was taken to a local area hospital for treatment. The injuries he had sustained proved to fatal as Perkins later succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead.

According to WUSA9, three additional adult males had sustained gunshot wounds during the crime, but their injuries were not life threatening. They were also taken to a local area hospital for treatment.

Perkin’s death was the first of three homicides that shook D.C. from Friday night to early Saturday, reports the Washington Post. However, Perkins’ case and that of two other victims are being investigated as separate homicides.


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