One person was killed and five others were injured Thursday evening in a shootout in a courtyard of the Washington condominium, D.C., police said. Officials said they were looking for a car with two men armed with an "AK rifle".
Officials found six people – all adults, five men and one woman – with gunshot wounds when they responded to a shooting call at around 10:00 pm. on Columbia Road Northwest. One of these victims, a man, died, said Stuart Emerman, commander of the third district of the police department, told reporters.
A motif is being examined. Emerman said the investigators received various information from witnesses and that a drive-by shooting had not been ordered neighborhood, "Emerman said.
The five casualties suffered bullet wounds that ranged from uncritical to critical, and were hospitalized in hospitals Bringing them around where they were treated Thursday night, Emerman said [1
The residents reportedly heard what sounded like a quick rifle fire, and Emerson said that there were several bullet casings at the scene.
About an hour after the deadly shootings, three people were killed in a shootout on Rhode Island Avenue in the northeast Washington, NBC, was injured, citing the police.The shots left a man unconscious and did not breathe, and the second man and woman were conscious and breathing, the station reported.
Emerman said the police are always investigating if there are shots nearby, but said he has no information about the second shoot.