Man, 18, killed near Nationals Park
An 18-year-old Southeast D.C. man was shot and killed near Nationals Park early Tuesday morning, and police are searching for information about the slaying.
District police said they responded to the 1400 block of First Street SW at about 3:30 a.m. after receiving reports of a shooting.
When officers arrived, they found Franklin Hill on the ground suffering from gunshot wounds. Hill was transported to an area hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
The shooting happened less than two blocks west of Nationals Park, more than five hours after the end of the Nationals' loss to the Houston Astros.
Police ask that anyone with information about the shooting call (202) 727-9099 or 1-888-919-2746.
-- Josh White
| September 21, 2010; 9:54 AM ET
Categories: Homicide, Josh White, The District
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