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D.C. Police report that early Friday morning 29-year-old Prince Wright was found suffering from gunshot wounds. He was rushed to a hospital and later pronounced dead. Police write in a press release:

“Detectives assigned to the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a homicide which occurred on Dix Street, NE.

At approximately 1:00 am on Friday, May 1, 2009, members assigned to the Metropolitan Police Department’s Sixth District and DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services personnel responded to a residence in the 4800 block of Dix Street, NE for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, they located 29-year-old Prince Wright, of the 4400 block of Dix Street, NE, suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. He was immediately taken to an area hospital and pronounced dead.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call police at (202) 727-9099 or 1-888-919-CRIM [E] (1-888-919-2746).”

Wright got a crime brief in the Post.