1 dead, 2 injured in Anacostia shooting

A man is dead and two others are in the hospital after being shot in Southeast D.C. on Friday night.

The shooting happened around 6 p.m. in the 1600 block of W Street SE in the Anacostia neighborhood.

When officers arrived at the scene, they found two men and a woman suffering from gunshot wounds. They were conscious and breathing when they were taken to a nearby hospital, where one of the men later died. The condition of the other two injured in the incident is unknown at this time.

Below is a map of where the shooting took place:

The shooting remains under investigation. Anyone with information is urged to contact D.C. Police at 202-727-9099 or by text at 50411.

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Juan Herrera

Juan Herrera is an associate producer for WTOP News. He joined the radio news team in 2021 after previously working for WMAL News as a news assistant. He is a graduate of the Philip Merrill College of Journalism at the University of Maryland.

Ciara Wells

Ciara Wells is the Evening Digital Editor at WTOP. She is a graduate of American University where she studied journalism and Spanish. Before joining WTOP, she was the opinion team editor at a student publication and a content specialist at an HBCU in Detroit.

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