- Associated Press - Friday, October 30, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) - District of Columbia police have identified the victim in a fatal shooting in southeast Washington.

Police say 36-year-old Kenneth Cosby of northwest Washington was fatally shot early Friday morning.

Police officers on patrol heard gunshots and found Cosby unconscious and suffering from gunshot wounds on a street in the Anacostia neighborhood. He was taken to a hospital, where he pronounced dead.

There have been 131 homicides in the nation’s capital this year, a 49 percent increase over this time last year.

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