Four Shot, One Fatally, Near Gresham Place & Georgia Avenue
The Washington Post reports that not everything was peace, order, and calm along the Georgia Avenue corridor yesterday. Shortly after 5 p.m. near the intersection of Gresham Place and Georgia Avenue, one man was fatally shot and three others were wounded. Three of the four victims were from outside the neighborhood.
Assistant D.C. Police Chief Diane Groomes stated that the shooting had no connection to the DC Caribbean Parade, which was largely over by that time. MPD reports that nearly 20 shell casings from at least two guns were recovered as well as one firearm on Gresham Place.
You can read the full Washington Post article here.
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