Man murdered in Oxford Circle

A 21-year-old man was shot dead in an Oxford Circle rowhouse earlier tonight. Homicide Lt. Mel Williams said the victim, whose name was not released, was shot in the back of the head inside the property, on Van Kirk Street near Castor Avenue, about 9 p.m. He was pronounced dead at the scene by medics.

Williams said the property was an apparent drug house. A number of people were inside when the murder unfolded and were being questioned by homicide detectives. There was no description of the shooter.