WASHINGTON — Eight people were shot, one fatally, in less than six hours in the District, starting Thursday evening.
Around 6:20 p.m., police say they were called to the 1300 block of Columbia Road in Northwest, D.C. for a shooting.
When they arrived, they found a man suffering from a gunshot wound. He was not conscious or breathing. He has been taken to an area hospital. Homicide has been called to the case.
Just over two hours later, police responded to a shooting in the 2400 block of Martin Luther King Avenue in Southeast, D.C.
Two men were shot. Police say they are conscious and breathing. Both men were taken to the hospital.
Officials are looking for a dark colored sedan last seen on Talbert Street in Southeast. It was occupied by four people.
At 11:15 p.m., police responded to the 2900 block of Nelson Place in Southeast for a shooting.
So far no details have been released about the victim or victims.
About 30 minutes later around 11:45 p.m., police responded to a double shooting in the 1700 block of H Street. When officials arrived to the scene, they found a man and a woman suffering from gunshot wounds.
They were both transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. At this time there is no information on possible suspects or motive in the shooting.
Early Friday morning, police responded to a double shooting in the 3000 block of 30th Street also in Southeast, D.C.
When police arrived, they found two women suffering from gunshot wounds.
One of the women had a bullet wound to the neck, the second victim was shot in the leg. Both victims were conscious when they were taken to the hospital.
If you have any information about any of these incidents, please contact D.C. police.