Police investigating fatal shooting of Matthew Shlonsky

A man was fatally shot Saturday afternoon in the Shaw neighborhood.

According to police, 23-year-old Matthew Castrol Shlonsky was fatally shot Saturday at around 5 p.m. on the 1800 block of Seventh Street.

Police are on the look out for a burgundy Chrysler 300 with a Maryland registration which was seen fleeing the scene.

 

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