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Three men shot, one woman stabbed in separate attacks reported in one hour across DC, police say

Four people were injured in the four different attacks that were reported within an hour across the District.

WASHINGTON — Police are investigating after three shootings and a stabbing in one hour left four people injured across the District Tuesday night. 

According to tweets from the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD), the first shooting happened just after 8:30 p.m. in the 2300 block of Nicholson Street, Southeast. When officers arrived they found a man who had been shot. The unidentified victim was conscious and breathing when first responders arrived. Investigators are on the lookout for a black sedan last seen driving northbound on DC-295. 

The second shooting was reported just after 9 p.m. in the 1400 block of V Street, Northwest. When officers arrived, they found a man suffering from a gunshot wound. Officials say the man was conscious and breathing. Investigators are now on the lookout for a gray or green SUV last seen northbound on 15th Street. 

The third reported shooting happened just after 9:30 p.m. in the 4000 block of Nannie Helen Burroughs Avenue, Northeast. Police say a man was injured in the shooting. He was conscious and breathing as police arrived. Investigators are now on the lookout for a black Nissan Maxima last seen south on 44th Street, Northeast. 

Police have not said the shootings are connected. 

Police are also investigating a stabbing that was reported in the 4000 block of South Capitol Street, Southwest just after 9:30 p.m. A woman was injured in the attack. Police are now on the lookout for a Black man with a medium complexion, standing 6'4" and wearing a blue sweater.

Anyone with information should call MPD at 202-727-9099 or send a text message to 50411.


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