Police: Teen fatally shot in East Germantown while attending vigil for shooting victim

Detectives say a 17-year-old boy who was attending a vigil in East Germantown for a person shot to death a week ago was fatally shot early Saturday morning.

According to police, Hanif Poles was gunned down on the 500 block of East Duval Street around midnight Saturday. Responding officers found Poles lying next to a car with multiple gunshot wounds to his body. He was pronounced dead at the scene. 

Poles was reportedly attending a vigil for Yusef Nash, who police say was killed on the 1000 block of East Mount Airy Avenue October 17th.

No arrests have been announced by police, though a weapon has been recovered. The motive for the deadly shooting is still under investigation.


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