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Police identify man killed in shooting on Interstate 295

D.C. police are seeking information from anyone who may have witnessed a shooting on northbound Interstate 295 during the Thursday morning rush hour. A 50-year-old Alexandria, Virginia man was killed, and another man was wounded.

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