WASHINGTON – A local reporter was shot and killed Wednesday night in the District.
Charnice Milton, 27, was found suffering from a gunshot wound in the 2700 block of Good Hope Road in Southeast around 9:40 p.m. She was taken to the hospital where she died.
Milton worked just across the street for Capital Community News since 2012. The Southeast resident covered community issues.
According to the newspaper, Milton was a graduate of Ball State and earned a Master’s from Syracuse. She was described as a talented reporter with an “engaging manner that endeared her to her sources.”
Milton was not the shooter’s intended target, D.C. police said.
She was an accomplished young woman and was well respected by her peers in her role as a reporter. She was also a beloved daughter.
Her family is asking for those responsible to do the right thing and…
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