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A 41-year-old Baltimore County man was fatally shot inside his car during a drug deal in Northeast Washington D.C. over the weekend, according to police.

Washington D.C. Metro Police said they were called to the 700 block of 24th St. NE around 8 p.m. Saturday for a shooting. When officers arrived, police said they found Tavon Lamar Cox inside his car suffering from gunshot wounds. According to a police report, an officer worked to stop Cox’s bleeding before he was transported to a local hospital with life threatening injuries. After undergoing at least one surgery, Cox, 41, died a day after the incident around 2 p.m., the report said.

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The police report said Cox, who lived in Reisterstown, was “involved in a transaction” with two people through the driver’s side window. At one point, one of the suspects pulled out a pistol and shot Cox in the head, the report said. Police listed “drug dealing” as a factor for the homicide and recovered two Ruger SR9c pistols at the scene.

No arrests have been made, police said, and the D.C. medical examiner will conduct an autopsy.

The Metropolitan Police Department currently offers a reward of up to $25,000 to anyone that provides information which leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for any homicide committed in the District of Columbia. Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the police at 202-727-9099. Additionally, anonymous information may be submitted to the department’s TEXT TIP LINE by sending a text message to 50411.

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