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Posted at 7:28 AM ET, 07/14/2010

Man shot dead in Northeast D.C.

By Mike McPhate

District police are investigating the shooting death of a man in Northeast Washington early Monday.

Officers found the body of Derrick Garrison, 46, of Northeast, in the 200 block of 51st Street NE at about 9 a.m.

Anyone with information is asked to call 202-727-9099.

-- Mike McPhate

By Mike McPhate  | July 14, 2010; 7:28 AM ET
Categories:  Crime and Public Safety, DC  
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DC resident shot and killed...

Rained in DC yesterday....

just another day..

what's the score these days wapo?? we at 200 or so??

Posted by: kglkgl06 | July 14, 2010 8:19 AM | Report abuse

While I mildly share your sentiment, some things are better left unsaid.

I assure you that the family of Derrick Garrison does not consider his murder "just another day." A little compassion goes a long way, kglkgl06. Enjoy your day!

Posted by: MsAyesha22 | July 14, 2010 9:03 AM | Report abuse

"what's the score these days wapo?? we at 200 or so??"

Try 65 ( tracks them)

Posted by: erobrobbins | July 14, 2010 10:36 AM | Report abuse

Don't worry; the killer or killers are required to have registered their guns per the DC Council's order.

Posted by: civilrightist | July 14, 2010 11:35 AM | Report abuse

Lincoln Heights at it again. Even with a police presence in these Public Housing areas, there is a high probability for crime to occur. And in broad daylight too. So sad.

Posted by: Chazo | July 14, 2010 11:36 AM | Report abuse

Let me guess on the description of the suspect(s) male in his late teens or early 20's, wearing baggy jeans and a baseball hat backwards or sideways?

Posted by: BigDaddy651 | July 14, 2010 3:00 PM | Report abuse

BigDaddy651, you should really check your fashion sources. baggy jeans are out and skinny jeans are the new thing.

Posted by: Joe_H | July 14, 2010 3:38 PM | Report abuse

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