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Police: Woman dressed as UPS driver shoots woman in Northeast DC

Tommie Lynn Dunmire, of Norfolk, Virginia, has been arrested for the shooting, police said.

WASHINGTON — A woman from Norfolk, Virginia, was dressed as a UPS delivery driver when she traveled to D.C. and shot another woman in Northeast, according to police.

Metropolitan Police Department officers from D.C.'s fifth district responded to the 1600 block of Rosedale Street Northeast at around 9:25 p.m. on Friday, November 5, for a report of a shooting. When officers got on scene, they found a woman inside a home suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim, who has not been identified by police, was taken to the hospital for treatment of injuries not thought to be life threatening, according to police.

A short time later, an officer stopped a suspect vehicle. Once the vehicle stopped, police said a woman produced a firearm and shot herself inside the vehicle. The suspect was taken to a local hospital for treatment of life-threatening injuries.

The woman who shot herself, identified by police as 54-year-old Tommie Lynn Dunmire of Norfolk, Virginia, was arrested for the shooting. A watch commander with MPD's fifth district said Dunmire was dressed as a UPS driver at the time of the shooting.

Additional charges are pending against Dunmire, according to police. 

The shooting was one of six shootings across D.C. in a five-hour period on Friday.

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