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Boy, 16, dies after being shot in Northeast D.C.

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A 16-year-old Southeast D.C. boy has died after being shot in Northeast Washington, police said.

About 11:20 p.m. Monday, police went to the 1200 block of Brentwood Road NE and found Malik Spears in a hallway of a building, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He was taken to a hospital, where he was admitted in critical condition. Spears died from his injuries Tuesday afternoon, D.C. police said.

A police spokeswoman said that she did not have any information about suspect(s) or motive in the case. Anyone with information can call police at 202-727-9099 or sent a text message to 50411.

njagoda@washingtonexaminer.com

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