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Southeast DC shooting sends woman to hospital

Police say they stopped a man for questioning at the scene.
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WASHINGTON — A woman is in the hospital after she was shot in Southeast D.C. Wednesday night.

Metropolitan Police Department officers were called to the scene in the 4200 block of 7th Street Southeast just after 10 p.m. for a report of a shooting. When they arrived on scene they found a woman suffering from gunshot wounds. She was taken to the hospital for treatment. Police say she was conscious and breathing when she was taken to the hospital. 

Investigators also say a man was detained for questioning near the scene. It's not clear whether that man has been arrested or charged in relation to this case.

Investigators are still working to determine exactly what led to the shooting. Additional details were not immediately available. 

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

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