Two Shot, 1 Man Killed near Georgia and Kennedy St, NW Last Night. “Fucking war zone.”

Update from MPD:

“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch have announced an arrest has been made in a fatal shooting that occurred in the 5400 block of Georgia Avenue, Northwest, on Wednesday, November 8, 2017.

At approximately 11:52 pm, members of the Fourth District responded to the area for the sounds of gunshots. Upon arrival, they discovered an adult male suffering from multiple gunshot wounds inside of an establishment. DC Fire and EMS responded to the scene and found no signs consistent with life. The victim remained on the scene until transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.

The decedent has been identified as 22 year-old Jonathan Vilchez of Northwest, DC.

The suspect, identified as 23 year-old Mario Alfaro, of Northwest, DC, was located in the 800 block of Kennedy Street, Northwest, suffering from non-life-threatening gunshot wounds. He was transported to an area hospital where he was arrested and charged with Second Degree Murder while Armed.”

“Dear PoPville,

9th and Kennedy still shut down. So is Illinois. And Georgia. Fucking war zone.”

Ed. Note: Monday Night there was a shooting at 8:20pm in the 5400 block of Georgia Ave, NW

From MPD:

“On November 8th, 2017, at approximately 11:52 PM, members of the Fourth District were alerted to the sound of gunshots in the 5400 block of Georgia Avenue, N.W. Upon the arrival of the officers, an adult male victim was found inside of 5433 Georgia Avenue, N.W., suffering from gunshots wounds. The victim was unconscious and unresponsive, and was later pronounced deceased by medical personnel.

A short time later, a second gunshot victim was found in the rear of 830 Kennedy Street, N.W. This adult male victim was found suffering from gunshot wounds to the arm, stomach, and leg. The victim was transported to a local area hospital for treatment of his injuries.

The investigation into this shooting continues. Currently, Georgia Avenue is closed between Longfellow Street and Jefferson Street, N.W., and Kennedy Street is closed between Georgia Avenue and 8th Street, N.W. Two handguns that are believed to have been used in the shooting have been recovered by the police.

Anyone with information concerning this offense is asked to contact the Metropolitan Police Department’s Command Information Center at 202-727-9099.”

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