WASHINGTON — A man was shot and stabbed in Northeast D.C. early Wednesday, sparking an investigation and leading police on a search for suspects.
Officers with the Metropolitan Police Department responded to Minnesota Avenue Northeast, nearby Blaine Street Northeast, just before 12:30 a.m. after receiving a call about a shooting in the area.
When officers arrived, they found a man suffering from a gunshot and stab wound. He was conscious and breathing at the scene. The victim was taken to a local hospital to be treated for his injuries. His condition is not known at this time.
According to police, they are looking for three men as persons of interest in the case. They have been described as being around 5'11"- 6'0" tall and wearing all black clothing with a face mask at the time of the incident. The men were also armed with a handgun.
The identity of the victim has not been released, this includes his age and name. Police have not released a motive for the shooting and stabbing incident.
The investigation is active and ongoing.
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