Police: Man fatally shot in botched D.C. robbery

WASHINGTON — One man is dead and two others injured after a botched robbery resorted to gunfire Saturday in Northeast D.C., police say.

The shooting happened shortly after 1 a.m. in the 700 block of H Street, where police found three men suffering from apparent gunshot wounds.

Police say Jerome Leroy Wright, 32, of Northeast, tried to rob the two others, triggering a shootout.

Despite lifesaving efforts, Wright died at the scene.

Two survivors were taken to local hospitals.



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