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Washington DC shooting. Casaulties reported.

Image Credit: DC Realtime News

On Friday night metropolitan police reported a shooting that has taken the life of a 6-year old girl and wounded five adults (two women and three men). The police responded to the shooting at 11:11pm where they receiver reports of multiple shooting victims near the intersection in the Washington DC’s southeast.

The shooting suspects are still on the run and police are attempting to find them. The Police Department’s executive assistant chief Ashan M. Benedict said,

Any shooting that takes place in the city is unacceptable, and again, we’re responding to too many calls of children being affected by gunfire.

Ashan M. Benedict

On Twitter the police department said that they have cordoned off the area and are searching for a dark coloured vehicle. They did not provide more details, but video footage of the scene revealed a a large number of police vehicles in the area.

More details to follow.

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