Police: 4 shot across DC within an hour Friday

Police in D.C. said four people were shot in the span of an hour on Friday afternoon.

Officers responded to the first shooting around 11:30 a.m. in the 600 block of 46th Place Southeast, where they found a man with a gunshot wound.

Fifteen minutes later, police responded to a second shooting in the 3800 block of Jay Street Northeast, where they found another man shot. Police said they’re looking for two men last seen running southbound from near the scene. One of the men had a slim build and wore an all-white jacket.

Police said the suspects of the first two shootings used a Black Jeep Compass, which was last seen traveling toward Benning Road Southeast. Officials tweeted a picture of the vehicle from a surveillance camera.

Both victims of the two shootings before noon had nonfatal injuries and were transported to hospitals.

D.C. police said they responded to a third shooting, shortly after noon, near 15th Street and Good Hope Road Southeast and found a man suffering from a gunshot wound. Officers are looking for a black vehicle occupied by four men wearing ski masks that was last seen near Green and Galen streets in Southeast.

The fourth shooting happened around 12:30 p.m. in the 2600 block of Birney Place Southeast. Responding officers found a woman with a graze wound.

D.C. police said there’s no word yet on the extent of the victims’ injuries in the third and fourth shootings.

WTOP’s Tadiwos Abedje and Emily Venezky contributed to this report.

Editor’s Note: A previous version of this story reported that police said the second shooting happened in the 3700 block of Jay Street Northeast.

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