Police and firefighters responded to a call for help around 11:40 p.m.
Wednesday in the 900 block of E. Newhall Avenue NW, where they found a man lying on the sidewalk with multiple gunshot wounds, according to police.
The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police later said the man was a member of the local Black Panther Party.
Authorities are still investigating whether the shooting was a hate crime. Read more