Shooters Open Fire In Front Of Senior Citizen Center And Kill 2 People

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Two killed, three others injured in Truxton Circle area shooting – The Washington Post

Police are looking for a black sport-utility vehicle that was driving south on Capitol Street NW and turned right on O Street NW, where “at least two shooters stepped out of the car and opened fire,” killing three people and wounding nine more, authorities said.

MPD Executive Assistant Chief of Police Ashan Benedict said the information he was able to provide was only preliminary, and it was “very early in the investigation”. He described the area as an “open air drug market” and said the shooting was possibly drug-related.

Police are looking for a black sport-utility vehicle that was driving south on Capitol Street NW and turned right on O Street NW, where “at least two shooters stepped out of the car and opened fire,” killing three people and wounding nine more, authorities said.

They are still looking for the vehicle in question and are awaiting additional assistance in locating the shooter.

A man said he heard loud pounding that sounded like construction equipment minutes before first responders arrived.

The shooting occurred nearly a block away from a local school as well as being nearby several other high schools. In addition, the location of the shooting was right in front of a senior citizen center.

To learn more about this shocking story, please consider the news outlets listed below to stay in the know.

  1. Two killed, three others injured in Truxton Circle area shooting  The Washington Post
  2. Baltimore shooting leaves 1 dead, 6 wounded; Washington, D.C., shooting leaves 2 dead, 3 wounded  NBC News
  3. Two People Killed, Three More Injured In Northwest D.C. Shooting  DCist
  4. DC police search for SUV tied to deadly mass shooting in Northeast  WTOP
  5. 2 dead, 3 hurt in shooting in front of DC senior residence  The Associated Press – en Español
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