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Doorbell camera captures sounds of shots ringing out in Northwest DC shooting

Police say a woman was shot in the 2100 block of N. Capitol Street Thursday afternoon.

WASHINGTON — A shooting in the middle of the day Thursday was heard on a neighbor's doorbell camera.

Metropolitan Police Department officers say a woman was shot in the 2100 block of N. Capitol Street NW around 4:30 p.m. She was taken to the hospital for treatment of her injuries, but her condition is not known at this time.

A neighbor's doorbell video captures the sound 11 gunshots. The neighbor tells us she lives just a block away from where the shooting happened.

In a press conference Friday, Police Chief Robert Contee said two suspects parked a white Mercedes SUV in an alley nearby before walking up to the house and opening fire. Contee said two people who were inside the home at the time of the shooting left, one allegedly carrying a gun and ready to retaliate against the suspects. 

According to Contee, MPD executed a search warrant at the home and found three illegal firearms. Two 14-year-olds and a 15-year-old were arrested at the home, along with an 18-year-old man. They face several weapons charges. 

Anyone with information about this case should contact MPD at 202-727-9099 or text the department's tip line at 50411.

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