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Man dead after being shot in the head while driving car in Northeast D.C., police say

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Man dead after being shot in the head while driving car in Northeast D.C., police say
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A man is dead after he was shot in the head while driving his car in Northeast D.C. late Wednesday night, according to Metropolitan Police. 

Investigators identified the victim Thursday as 30-year-old Antonio Wilkinson, of Northeast, DC.  

Officers responded to a report of a shooting and found Wilkinson suffering from an apparent gunshot wound in a car that hit a parked vehicle.  Police say he was transported to an area hospital where he died.

Authorities say the shooting occurred in the unit block of 35th Street, NE.   Police have not shared details on a potential suspect in the case and an investigation is underway. 

Metropolitan Police are asking anyone with information on the shooting to call 202-727-9099. Anonymous information may be submitted to the department’s TEXT TIP LINE by sending a text message to 50411. Police currently offer rewards of up to $25,000 to anyone that provides information that leads to an arrest and conviction of an individual(s) responsible for a homicide committed in D.C. 

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