Police investigating shooting death of Stephon Marquis Perkins

Police are investigating after a 21-year-old Maryland man was found fatally shot last Thursday June 25, 2015.

According to police, Stephon Marquis Perkins was found near the intersection of 16th and Galen streets in Southeast D.C. around 3:44 a.m. suffering from a gunshot wound to the head. Perkins  was transported to the MEDSTAR Unit of Washington Hospital Center where he later died from his injuries.

Police found Perkins while patrolling the area and are still searching for more information.

 

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