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The Metropolitan Police Department is offering up to $25,000 for information leading to an arrest and conviction in the shooting death of a 21-year-old Washington man.

According to police, Adam Barker of Southwest Washington was shot Monday in the 2700 block of Langston Place SE.   Seventh District police officers heard the sounds of gunshots, police said, and responded to the location.  When they arrived, they found Barker suffering from a gunshot wound, they said.  

Barker was transported to a local hospital for treatment and died Tuesday.

Three Black, male juveniles are suspects in Barker’s case, according the police department’s Twitter account. Those with information are encouraged by police to call (202) 727-9099.

Baker was one of six people wounded in a string of shootings in Southeast Washington between Monday and Tuesday, police said. Police reported three shootings Monday between 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. and two shootings Tuesday between midnight and 12:30 a.m.

No arrests were reported. Police have not reported whether the incidents were related.