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Posted at 10:04 AM ET, 12/13/2010

D.C. police investigate homicide

By Allison Klein
Allison Klein

D.C. police are investigating a homicide on the Prince George's County line in Southeast.

It happened Sunday night in the 2900 block of Southern Avenue, authorities said.

Police have identified the man killed as James Campbell, 25, of Bladensburg.

He was found fatally shot at 7:49 p.m.

This item has been updated since it was first published.

By Allison Klein  | December 13, 2010; 10:04 AM ET
Categories:  Allison Klein, Homicide, The District  
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Comments

What are the odds that it's connected to the drug trade or gangs?

Or maybe he made fun of the Redskins.

Posted by: TaxiDriver | December 13, 2010 10:56 AM | Report abuse

Disrespect can get you killed in some circles.

Posted by: TaxiDriver | December 13, 2010 11:24 AM | Report abuse

TaxiDriver - what are the chances that it was connected to the local Afican-American subculture of violence?

Posted by: HotelGuest | December 13, 2010 11:31 AM | Report abuse

Neither drugs not culture. How about stupidity, psychological problems, etc. When Italians kill is it due to the mafia influence? When southern "rednecks" kill is it do to a subculture of whiteness? let it go folks.

Posted by: darrren12000 | December 13, 2010 11:51 AM | Report abuse

let it go folks.

Posted by: darrren12000 | December 13, 2010 11:51 AM

STAMPED....

The internet has birthed millions of Gangstas who operate World Wide...And these are hard to kill....because they all got PhDs in English and have had no life until the internet popped up and the police started shutting down the Red Light Districts in urban communities....

Posted by: 4thFloor | December 13, 2010 4:27 PM | Report abuse

@ HotelGuest...your ignorance and racist thoughts are expected in 2010!! Why should I think otherwise?!! All cultures and ethnicities have pockets of violence. No one is immune. So continue to hide behind your key strokes as an anonymous coward!

Posted by: whatsreallygoingon | December 13, 2010 5:23 PM | Report abuse

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