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Pressure is mounting on Washington DC police to name the homeowner who shot and killed a 13-year-old Black boy who was breaking into cars on his street.

According to reports, the homeowner who fatally shot Karon Blake early Saturday is Black.

Blake was killed around 3:56 a.m. after the homeowner in a residence on the 1000 block of Quincy Street, heard someone breaking into vehicles.

The unidentified man went outside with his registered handgun and confronted the teenager.

During the confrontation, the man produced his weapon and shot Blake.

Cops found the homeowner performing CPR on the teen, who was pronounced dead at an area hospital. Police said Blake was a student at nearby Brookland Middle School, according to FOX 5 News. He had been left back twice due to truancy and poor grades. At age 13, he was still in the 6th grade.

Police discovered a stolen car nearby that the juvenile was driving before the shooting.

Investigators believe two other juveniles were Blake’s accomplices. According to a neighbor in the area, the two boys tried leaving the scene in a stolen vehicle, before bailing out in an alleyway and fleeing on foot.

The Metropolitan Police declined to arrest the homeowner, but the District Attorney’s Office is considering pressing charges.

The news media is portraying the young car thief as an innocent victim. WUSA9 News anchor Delia Gonçalves called Blake’s death a “devastating loss.”

D.C. Council member Christina Henderson tweeted, “Property is not greater than life. Karon should be alive today.” Ward 5 Council member Zachary Parker said, “He was a son, brother, friend, and student who should still be here. I am deeply saddened and outraged by Karon’s killing. No car or material possession is worth a life — under any circumstances.”

Liberals on Twitter are calling for police to release the name of the homeowner who shot Blake during the commission of a felony.