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Man fatally shot near Gallaudet University in NE

WASHINGTON – A man was fatally shot Wednesday near Gallaudet University in NE D.C.

D.C. police say the shooting happened in the 1100 block of 8th Street between L Street and Florida Avenue.

ABC7 reports one of its news crew was in the area at the time of the shooting, covering a different story when they heard five to seven shots fired around 4 p.m.

They report the crew saw a male on the ground who appeared to be shot and bleeding.

Police are looking for a suspect described as a black man wearing a brown hooded sweatshirt. He is believed to be riding a black bike.

WTOP will bring you more details as they become available.

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