WASHINGTON, DC (7News) — Eight people were shot in Southeast D.C. Friday night, including a 12-year-old girl, the Metropolitan Police Department said.
There were two shooting scenes, MPD said. One took place in the in the 500 block of Lebaum Street where a large police presence gathered. "Multiple" men were found shot at this scene, MPD said.
The child was shot at the second scene, MPD told 7News' Elina Shirazi. That scene is located in the 2900 block of of 2nd Street.
MPD said they believe all injuries are non-life-threatening.
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Police told 7News they are looking for a suspect and that it is likely that the shootings are connected. Police also said they are looking for a black sedan, possibly a Mercedes.
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One person was arrested at the scene because the gun they possessed was unregistered in D.C., according to the police report.
Witnesses told police that the people shot at the Lebaum Street scene were shot by a person in that black sedan, MPD added.
Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call MPD.