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DC Police investigate double shooting in Chinatown

Police say the shooting happened just as people were leaving a nearby concert at Capital One Arena.
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WASHINGTON — Two men were shot in Chinatown just after midnight on Wednesday and police are working to figure out exactly what happened. 

Metropolitan Police Department officers were called to the 800 block of 7th Street Northwest around 12:30 a.m. for a report of a shooting. Two men were found shot. Both were taken to the hospital for treatment. One man was in critical condition while the other had injuries not thought to be life-threatening, according to police. 

The shooting happened in the area of Capital One Arena just as people were leaving a concert. Police did not say whether the shooting involved anyone at that concert.

Right now, police have not released any information about a suspect or suspects in this case. No arrests have been made. Police are still investigating to determine a motive.

Anyone who may have information about what happened is asked to call MPD at 202-727-9099 or text the department's tip line at 50411.

This is a developing story. We are working to gather additional details. Stay with WUSA9 for the latest updates as they come in to our newsroom.

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