Police investigating shooting death of Matthew Smith

Police are investigating the shooting death of 34-year-old Matthew Edward Smith early Thursday morning.

According to police, Smith was found at around 1:20 a.m. in the 1600 block of 16th Street, SE, by police responding to a call about the sound of gunshots.

Smith was taken to the hospital in critical condition where he died.

Smith is D.C.’s 32nd homicide this year, as compared to 31 at the same time last year.




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