Police identify shooting victim as William Lassiter

The body of a man found in Ivy City has been identified as William Lassiter, 52.

Lassiter’s body was found last Wednesday in the area of Mount Olivet Road and New York Avenue, NE. Police were responding to the sound of a single gunshot a little before 2 a.m. when they found Lassiter dead with apparent gunshot wounds.

Police have not yet made any arrests in the case.


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