Police investigating death of unidentified man in Trinidad neighborhood

Police are working to identify a man who they say was fatally shot in the back Wednesday night.

Police responded to a report of a “man down” in the 800 block of Bladensburg Rd. in Northeast D.C. at around 10 p.m.

The man was found unconscious and unresponsive, and was declared dead at a nearby hospital. Police are still investigating the homicide and have not released any other identifying information.

This is the second homicide in the Trinidad neighborhood this month. Wayne Dailey, 59, was killed on June 20. Police have not yet made any arrests.


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