- Associated Press - Saturday, February 18, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) - Police are investigating a fatal shooting in northeast Washington.

The Metropolitan Police Department said in a statement that officers were called Friday around 9:20 p.m. to the 900 block of 12th Street NE for a report of gunshots.

Police say when they arrived they found an adult male suffering from a gunshot wound. Police say the man was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Police identified the man who was shot as 53-year-old Eric Linnair Wright of Washington. Police did not release any information about suspects or what may have led to the shooting.


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