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Shooting at 8th and Kennedy; Stabbing at 800 1st St, NE; Reader Reports Shots Fired 11th and H St, NE

From MPD at 10:12pm:

“On May 5, 2015, at approximately 2212 hours, members of the Fourth District were patrolling in the 600 block of Kennedy Street, NW, when they heard 6-7

gunshots in the area of 8th and Kennedy Streets, N.W. Several calls from concerned citizens were also received via the 911 system for the sound of gunshots.

While canvassing for possible suspects, officers located an adult male victim in the rear of a residence in the 5500 block of 8th Street, NW (east alley).

The victim had been shot once in the back by an unknown suspect. The victim was transported to a local area hospital in serious condition.

Anyone with information about this offense is urged to call the MPD Command Information Center at 202-727-9099. Thank you.”

and 11pm:

“UPDATE: [email protected] hrs 800 blk First St.,NE. LOF W/M, 506/8, mid/late 30s thin bld blonde hair wear rd Coca Cola tee & khaki shorts//2173

The complainant was standing outside of the listed location when he was approached by a subject who asked for crack cocaine. The suspect immediately started stabbing the complainant with an unknown object. The suspect fled in an unk direction. The complainant was transported to a hospital for treatment of his injuries and is in stable condition.”

and around 1:30am:

“multiple gunshots heard at 11th and H NE just now. Have anything?”

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