Man fatally shot in Southeast Washington’s Buena Vista neighborhood – The Washington Post

A man was found fatally shot Tuesday night in the Buena Vista neighborhood of Southeast Washington, according to D.C. police.

A police spokesman said officers were initially dispatched a few minutes after 11 p.m. to 30th Street SE for a report of gunshots. The spokesman said officers did not locate a victim.

About 11:44 p.m., police said, they received a call for a man down in the 3100 block of Buena Vista Terrace SE, which intersects 30th Street.

Police said they found a man who had been shot; he was pronounced dead on the scene.

Authorities later identified the victim as Kevin Eaton, 38, of Northeast Washington.

Homicides have increased 16 percent in the District this year.

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