Shooting becomes homicide

Three days after being found shot, a 22 year-old man died of his injuries the day after Christmas, 2017.

Police responded to a report of a shooting on the 2900 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue, S.E. shortly after 11am on December 23. They found Maleak Coffin of Southeast DC shot in a vehicle. He was taken to hospital where he later died.

Police have released a video of a suspect and his vehicle and are offering $25,000 reward for information leading to the suspects arrest and conviction.


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