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The D.C. Police have reported a fatal shooting took place on Wheeler Road SE early Tuesday morning. In a press release, the department writes:

“At approximately 12:08 am, on Tuesday, April 28, 2009, members assigned to the Department’s Seventh District responded to the 4300 block of Wheeler Road, SE for the report of the sounds of gunshots.  Upon arrival on the scene, officers located an adult male suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.  He was subsequently transported by DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services personnel to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The decedent in this case is identified as 22-year-old Richard B. Robinson.”