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20 Sep 2019 | 04:55 AM UTC

US: Shooting in Washington, DC leaves one dead September 19

United States of America News Alert

Multiple people shot in the Columbia Heights area of Washington, DC on the night of September 19; police investigation ongoing

TIMEFRAME expected from 9/19/2019, 10:00 PM until 9/20/2019, 11:59 PM (US/Eastern). COUNTRY/REGION Washington, DC

Event

Gunfire broke out in the Columbia Heights area of Washington, DC around 22:00 (local time) on Thursday, September 19. According to initial reports, at least one person was killed and five other wounded in the shooting near 14th Street and Columbia Road. An investigation into the incident is ongoing and a heightened police presence has been reported in the area. A motive for the incident has not been determined.

Advice

Individuals in Washington, DC are advised to avoid the area of the incident, report any suspicious objects or behavior to the police, and obey all instructions issued by the local authorities.

 

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