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On Monday, November 3, D.C. police responded to a report of gunshots along the the 1200 block of Brentwood Road NE.

“Upon arrival, they located a juvenile male in the rear of 1287 Brentwood Road suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was transported to an area hospital and admitted in critical condition,” according to a department release.

Yesterday, the victim, LaDonta Longshore, was pronounced dead. Longshore was 15 years old. Homicide detectives have now been assigned to the case.