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Posted at 3:16 PM ET, 05/31/2010

1 dead, 1 wounded in robbery attempt

By Washington Post editors

One man is dead and another man is hospitalized after being shot during an apparent robbery in Northwest Washington early Monday, police said.

D.C. police were called to the 900 block of Decatur Street NW about 2:30 a.m. There they found Oscar Rubio, 21, of the 800 block of Decatur Street NW with a gunshot wound. He was taken to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Police found a second victim shot and wounded in the 800 block of Crittenden Street NW. They declined to disclose details about the surviving victim because he is a witness.

Police ask anyone with information about the shootings to call detectives at 202-727-9099 or 888-919-2746.

— Ruben Castaneda

By Washington Post editors  | May 31, 2010; 3:16 PM ET
Categories:  Crime and Public Safety, DC  | Tags:  metropolitan police department, robbery, shooting, washington dc  
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