Lonnie Martin Whitted dies in Southeast shooting

A man died from multiple gunshot wounds after a shooting near 18th Street and U Place Southeast.

Police were called to the scene around 12:15 a.m. on Thursday and found a man with multiple gunshot wounds. He was taken to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead.

Police have identified the man as 27 year-old Lonnie Martin Whitted of Southeast, Washington, D.C.

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating.

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