1 Killed, 5 Wounded in Washington DC Shooting (+Video)

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – At least one person was killed and five others injured on Thursday night in a shooting on the streets near the White House in Washington, DC, prompting a major police response and a search for the suspects.

1 Killed, 5 Wounded in Washington DC Shooting (+Video)

Two of the victims were listed in critical condition, but they were expected to survive. Washington's WRC-TV reported that officials were looking for two men who were inside a light-colored car with an “AK style” rifle, The New York Post reported.

Police said they were working to determine a motive and will interview witnesses and check security-camera footage from the location, at the 1300 block of Columbia Road NW, about two miles from the White House. FOX 5 DC reported that three others were shot at a different location in a separate shooting in the city.

The gunfire erupted in the Columbia Heights neighborhood, about two miles (three km) from the White House on Thursday night about 10 p.m., and happened outdoors in a courtyard of an apartment building, police said.

 

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