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From MPD:

“On Saturday February 23, 2019 At approximately 4:10PM the Fourth District received multiple calls from citizens that they heard sounds of gunshots coming from around the 400 block of Delafield Pl NW. Multiple units began to canvass the area and located one shell casing in the 400 block of Delafield Pl NW and 5 shell casings in the 300 block of Delafield Pl NW. The units canvassed the adjacent streets and alleys in the area and no one was injured and no property damage occurred. Any information on this incident please contact 2027279099.”

From MPD:

“Shooting: 0126 hours in the 4300 b/o Georgia Avenue, NW. No lookout”

From an ANC rep:

“Last night a fight broke out at Safari DC on the 4300 block of Georgia Avenue. A shooting occurred on the sidewalk. 1 person is deceased and another is in critical condition. At this time no suspects have been caught. Police are investigating.”

A reader reported:

“What I’m hearing is: Several musicians who were in a contest got in a fight with the DJ. It spilled outside to the street and someone was shot and killed. Three shots, 10 second pause, two more rang out loudly and clearly.”

UPDATE from MPD:

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