Police investigating death of 24-year-old Southeast man

Police are investigating the shooting death of a 24-year-old man whose body was found in Northeast D.C.

According to a police press release, William Clemments Herndon from Southeast was found unconscious and unresponsive, suffering from gunshot wounds, around 12:35 a.m. by police responding to calls of a shooting on 45th Street and Ponds Street, NE. Herndon was pronounced dead and transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for an autopsy. His death is being investigated as a homicide.


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