Homicide in Shaw neighborhood

Police have identified the man who died after being shot in the back and making it to the hospital.

The man has been identified as Patrick Shaw, age 26, of no fixed address, according to police.

Metropolitan Police Department officials say they responded to a hospital, they won’t say which one, for the report of a shooting victim just before midnight Friday. They found a man with a gunshot wound to the back. At this point they are not sure how he got to the hospital but say that afterwards he was pronounced dead.

Officials were also called to 1300 block of 5th St. NW in the Shaw neighborhood for the reports of of the sound of gunshots.

Neighbors tell WUSA9 they heard the shots Thursday night.

There is no lookout information available at this time.


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