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Police search for vehicle spotted after passenger riding in another car is shot in Southeast DC

A woman was driving in the area when she heard what appeared to be seven to eight gunshots coming from another car, a police report said.

WASHINGTON — Police are investigating after a person riding in a car was shot in Southeast D.C. 

According to D.C. Police, the shooting happened on Monday, around noon, near the intersection of 11th and K Streets. 

A police report for the incident said a woman was driving in the area when she heard what appeared to be seven to eight gunshots coming from another car. She told police she saw a silver midsize SUV speed away after the shooting. 

The victim was riding in the woman's car when the shooting happened. The victim was hit and went to a nearby fire station for help. The victim was then taken to a nearby hospital for treatment and is expected to survive. 

A surveillance camera in the area captured the suspected vehicle speeding away. Police have not said what may have led up to the shooting. 

If you have any information, call (202) 727-9099 or text 50411. D.C. Police currently offers a reward of up to $10,000 to anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for a violent crime committed in the District of Columbia. 

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