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Double shooting leaves man dead, person injured in Southeast DC, police say

Police have not released any suspect details or information on what may have led up to the shooting.

WASHINGTON — Police are investigating after a shooting in Southeast D.C. left one man dead and a second person injured Thursday night.

According to the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD), officers were called to the 4400 block of Bowen Road just before 9:45 p.m. for reports of gunfire in the area. 

When officers arrived they found a man, later identified as 42-year-old Dimaris Smith, suffering from gunshot wounds. MPD said Smith has since died from his injuries.

A short time later, officers found a second person suffering from a gunshot wound in the area. That person was awake and breathing when officers arrived but there is no word on their current condition. 

Police believe the shooting actually occurred in the 1300 block of 46th Street. Officers have not released any suspect details or information on what may have led up to the shooting.

The is the second deadly double shooting in Southeast in just over 24 hours. A 16-year-old boy was one of the two people hit during a shooting on Hillside Road Wednesday night. The teen, later identified as Deandre Coleman, died from his injuries.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call MPD at 202-727-9099 or text 50411.


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