1 dead, 3 injured after Southeast DC shooting

One man was killed and three others were injured in a shooting in Southeast D.C. shortly before 5 p.m. Wednesday, police said.

They identified the victim as Kendrick Phillips, 30, of Southeast D.C.

D.C. police said the four were shot while standing outside on the 600 block of Chesapeake Street, not far from Hendley Elementary School.



Those injured in the shooting — later identified as three men — were “conscious and breathing” when they were treated by emergency crews.

Police say they’re looking for a black sedan with temporary tags and heavily tinted windows.

The car was last seen speeding north on 6th Street Southeast.

D.C police is offering $25,000 to people who provide information about the shooting and are asked to call them at 202-727-9099.

Below is a map of where the shooting occurred.

Rosie Hughes

Rosie Hughes was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia. She received her Bachelor’s from Macalester College in Saint Paul, Minnesota, in 2017 and her Master’s of Journalism from American University in Washington, D.C., in 2022. Rosie started at WTOP as the newsroom intern in the spring of 2022.

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