Jul 02, 2022
DC firework stand crash kills two, police say
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mail: [NewsMag]DC Police say two were killed during a crash in Northeast Saturday. (Courtesy, DC Police)
Officers first confirmed the crash just after 6 p.m. with “multiple pedestrians struck.”
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The department said that the two victims died at the scene.
Police have not identified the victims or the cause of the crash and the investigation is ongoing.
A news conference will be held in the area in the following hours.
PIO headed to the major crash scene, and will establish media briefing area at Minnesota Ave & Hunt Place NE. Preliminary report of a vehicle into a fireworks stand with multiple pedestrians struck. Additional info forthcoming
— DC Police Department (@DCPoliceDept) July 2, 2022
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At least one injured in shooting near Dupont in DC
At least one person was shot in Washington, D.C., Thursday evening near Dupont Circle, according to a preliminary report from the Metropolitan Police Department.
An adult male victim was found unconscious and not breathing before being transported to a nearby hospital, a spokesperson for the MPD told the Washington Examiner.
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The spokesperson emphasized that available information on the shooting was preliminary and he was unable to provide the exact location where it took place. He said the information just came out around 9:32 p.m. local time.
A rapid succession of loud bangs was heard in the area, followed by a swarm of police vehicles.
Multiple gunshots heard - Connecticut and S NW, north of DuPont circle. Police swarming— Will Shilton (@willshilt) August 12, 2022
One user on Twitter claimed a friend said at least four bodies were found on the ground between Connecticut and Florida Avenues.
A friend in Dupont texted me “Guys, multiple automatic gun shots on corner of Connecticut and Florida Ave. I saw at least 4 dead on ground. About 12 police cars and fire truck. It’s a war zone.” Anyone else see this? #Washington— William Lafi Youmans (@wyoumans) August 12, 2022
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