Mike Gill, a former Trump administration official, has passed away after he was shot during a Washington D.C. carjacking incident.

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Gill served as the chief operating officer of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) in the Trump administration.

Gill was shot inside his car while picking up his wife and collapsed after getting out of the car.

He died from the injuries sustained during the incident.

Fox News reports:

Police have identified the suspect as Artell Cunningham, 28. Authorities say that Cunningham tried stealing another vehicle around an hour later, and then approached others and demanded their keys.


One of those people was Alberto Vasquez, Jr., 35, who Cunningham is accused of shooting and killing in a carjacking at 3rd and N Streets Northeast. Cunningham was later shot and killed by law enforcement.

Gill's wife, Kristina, broke the news of her husband's death to FOX 5 DC.

"His sudden departure has left a void in our lives that can never be filled," his wife said.

From Just the News:

At the time of his death, Gill was serving as senior vice president for Capital Markets at the nonprofit Housing Policy Council.

The incident comes after the Justice Department earlier this month announced it would send more resources to combat violent crime in Washington, D.C.


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