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MPD Confirms Six People Shot in Columbia Heights, 1 of whom died

Update from MPD:

“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred on Thursday, September 19, 2019, in the 1300 block of Columbia Road, Northwest.

At approximately 10:01 pm, members of the Third District responded to the listed location for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival on the scene, officers located five adult male victims and one adult female victim, suffering from gunshot wounds. DC Fire and EMS personnel responded to the scene and transported five of the victims to local hospitals for treatment. One of the adult male victims displayed no signs consistent with life and remained on the scene until transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.

The decedent has been identified as 21 year-old Vincent Carter, of Southeast, DC.

A vehicle of interest was captured by surveillance cameras and can be seen in these photos (above.)

Have info? Call (202) 727-9099/text 50411″

Ed. Note: Reports starting coming in to us on Twitter @PoPville starting around 10:15/10:20pm.

From MPD:

“The third district is currently investigating a shooting in the 1300 block of Columbia Rd., Northwest. At this time we have located four victims who are suffering from various gunshot wounds that are being transported to area hospitals. Two of the victims are in critical condition.

Motorist and pedestrians can expect road closures in the area.

Anyone with information is asked to call to 202-727-9099.”


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