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8 people injured in 5 overnight DC shootings

WASHINGTON — Eight people, including two minors, were hurt in at least five different shootings that occurred between Wednesday night and Thursday morning in D.C., according to police.

The first shooting happened just before 8 p.m. on Wednesday night in the 500 block of 51st Place Northeast, police said. The victim was a man with gunshot wounds to his upper body. He was conscious and breathing following the shooting. Police are looking for a black man, around 25-years-old, with short hair and a slim build. He was last seen wearing a white shirt and black pants.

Just after 11 p.m. on Wednesday, a shooting was reported in the 4200 block of 4th Street Southeast. A woman was found conscious and breathing with gunshot wounds to her upper body, according to police.

A male was shot just after midnight in the 1100 block of 48th Street Northeast. Police found the victim, a minor, conscious and breathing. Officers also found a second victim, a woman, who was found conscious and breathing in the 1200 block of 49th Street Northeast.

A few minutes after that incident, there was a shooting in the 1100 block of 46th Place Southeast. A juvenile female was shot in the upper body and was found conscious and breathing.

Shortly before 4 a.m. on Thursday morning, three people were shot in the 500 block of Newcomb Street Southeast. A man and a woman suffered graze wounds, and another man was unconscious and not breathing with gunshot wounds to his upper body.


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