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19-year-old D.C. man fatally shot

District police said they are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred overnight in the Petworth neighborhood.

Officers responded to the 4300 block of Georgia Ave. NW shortly before 1 a.m. for a report of shots fired.

They found 19-year-old Reginald Davenport, of the District, shot multiple times.

Davenport was pronounced dead at the scene, D.C. police said in a statement.

Anyone with information on the case is asked to call police at 202-727-9099 or 1-888-919-CRIME (1-888-919-2746).

This item has been updated since it was first published.

-- Maria Glod

By Maria Glod  | October 19, 2010; 11:23 AM ET
Categories:  Homicide, Maria Glod, The District  
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Whatever this young human man did, was it just cause to take his life?

Posted by: Gooddad | October 19, 2010 4:36 PM | Report abuse

You know its like life in the wild wild west and it's the O.k. corral..No respect for life..

Posted by: snobsappeal | October 19, 2010 7:28 PM | Report abuse

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