Tyrone Joyner, 22, was killed Sunday evening in a shooting Southwest DC, MPD said Monday morning.
The shooting took place at 6:30 p.m. at the 1400 block of Canal St. S.W., near Nationals Park, police say.
Joyner was transported to a local hospital, where he died of his injuries.
It’s the third homicide in D.C. to be reported over the weekend.
A press release from the Metropolitan Police Department is below:
(Washington, DC)-Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a fatal shooting which occurred in the 1400 block of Canal Street, SW.
On Sunday, February 24, 2013, at approximately 6:26 pm, units from the First District responded to the 1400 block of Canal Street, SW for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, they located an adult male suffering from a gunshot wound. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services transported the victim to a local hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead.
The decedent is identified as 22-year-old Tyrone Joyner of Southwest, Washington, DC.