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Police find man shot 4 times in Southeast DC

The man was hospitalized in critical condition at last check.
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WASHINGTON — A man is hospitalized in critical condition after a Southeast D.C. shooting early Wednesday morning.

Officers responded to a report of a shooting around 12:08 a.m., according to a watch commander with the Metropolitan Police Department's Seventh District. Witnesses and Shotspotter technology said the shooting happened in the 1300 block of Savannah Street near Congress Street.

When officers arrived on scene, they found a man in an alley suffering from two gunshot wounds to the lower body and two more wounds to the upper extremities, the watch commander said. The man was taken to an area hospital in critical condition where he underwent surgery for his injuries.

Police have not released any information about a possible suspect in this case or a possible motive. Investigators are still working to figure out exactly what happened. 

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

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