PGCPS Teen shot to death in Northwest D.C.

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WASHINGTON — A Prince George’s County Public schools (PGCPS) teenager is dead in Northwest and the D.C. police department is calling it a homicide.

Shortly after 7 p.m. Friday, D.C. police officers were called to the 5700 block of Georgia Avenue in Northwest for a reported shooting.

Officers found Oxon Hill resident Anthony Davon Benson suffering from gunshot wounds. He was taken to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries and died. He was 17.

There’s a reward of up to $25,000 being offered to anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons wanted for any homicide committed in the District of Columbia.

Those with information about this case should call the police at 202-727-9099.  Anonymous information can be submitted to the department’s text tip line by text messaging ‘50411.’

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