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DC police are investigating three separate shootings Monday night, including one fatal.
The first shooting happened around 8:25 pm. Members of the Seventh District responded to the 2400 block of Elvans Road, Southeast, for the report of a shooting. When they got there, they found an adult male victim suffering from a gunshot wound.
DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene and transported the victim to an area hospital for treatment of life-threatening injuries. After all lifesaving efforts failed, the victim was pronounced dead.
Two dead, two wounded in overnight shootings, stabbing in Oakland
Three violent incidents in Oakland on Monday night and early Tuesday morning left two people dead and two people suffering from gunshot wounds, authorities said. Oakland police have not made any arrests related to the incidents, said Officer Johnna Watson, a department spokeswoman. Police received a call at 11:23 p.m. Monday after two people were shot on the 2400 Block of Chestnut Street. One of the victims died after first responders transported them from the scene. Just five minutes prior to that report, police received a call at 11:18 p.m. of a man wounded on the 9000 block of Hillside Street. He was hospitalized with a gunshot wound. At 12:17 a.m.
The victim has been identified as 20 year-old Devin Dwayne Smith, of Southeast, DC. Smith's death marks the District's 101st homicide this year. This is an uptick compared to last year, where at this time there were 94 homicides reported -- a 7% increase.
Just a few hours later, DC Police went to the 1500 block of 19th Street, SE.
There, they found an adult female found with a graze wound.
After that shooting, police then headed to the 800 block of Barnaby Street, SE for a confirmed shooting. Police are investigating whether a special police office shot at someone.
Neighbors say the violence in Southeast is nothing new and they wished more attention was placed on the neighborhood by police.
Central Park Pool Death Deemed Homicide, Police Say
Investigators believe that a man who was found dead near Central Park's Lasker Pool was murdered.
The Metropolitan Police Department currently offers a reward of up to $25,000 to anyone that provides information which leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for any homicide committed in the District of Columbia.
Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the police at 202-727-9099.
Overnight shooting in North Seattle leaves one man dead.
Homicide detectives were investigating the early morning shooting of a man Thursday in North Seattle, according to a statement from the Seattle Police Department. At about 2:30 a.m., police responded to reports of shots fired in the Licton Springs neighborhood. Officers found a man with a gunshot wound to the head in the area of North 102nd Street and Aurora Avenue North. Medics arrived at the scene shortly after, but the man was declared dead. RELATED: Police: 2 injured, 1 in custody after South Seattle shooting Police said there was no suspect description at the time.
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