Tue. May 17th, 2022

One person is dead and several are injured in Southeast DC, and police are looking for a vehicle that may be linked to the shooting.

One person is dead and several are injured in Southeast DC, and police are looking for a vehicle that may be linked to the shooting.

It happened around 8:15 p.m. Friday on block 1700 in Independence Avenue Southeast, near the DC Armory.

DC Police Assistant Chief Leslie Parsons said police responded to a report of a shooting and found a man who had a gunshot wound. His injuries are not life-threatening, Parsons said.

Another victim, who appears to be a grown man and found on the 1700 block of A Street SE, is dead.

Parsons said two other people sought treatment for injuries that were not life-threatening at area hospitals.

Police are looking for one older model Silver Crown Victoria with high exhaust, possibly or gray, with three occupants. Anyone with information should call the police at 202-727-9099.

Below is the area where this happened.

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