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Police: 2 fatal shootings, 9 shot after several overnight shootings throughout D.C.

Anthony Farmer (DC Police)

D.C. police say nine individuals were shot and two fatalities occurred after several overnight shootings through the District.

The first happening off of Malcolm X Blvd and I-295 in Southeast D.C. One adult male victim was shot, but remained conscious and breathing.

He walked into a local hospital for treatment.

The second took place on the corner of 16th and Euclid Street in Northwest D.C.

At 2:19 am, members of the Third District responded to the listed location due to the sounds of gunshots.

Upon arrival, officials located an adult male suffering from a gunshot wound.

DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene and transported the victim, 37-year-old James Thomas Dunn of Southeast DC, to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

A second victim was also located at the location suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. The second victim was taken to a local hospital for further treatment of non-life threatening injuries.

The third took place in the 1800 block of Benning Road in Northeast D.C. Four individuals were shot, but remained conscious and breathing.

On Friday, September 28, DC Police announced an arrest connected to the Benning Road shooting:

The fourth took place the corner of 51st and F Street in Southeast D.C.

At the scene, an adult male victim was suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene and transported the victim, 41-year-old Terrell Butler of Northeast DC, to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

A second victim was also located at the listed location suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. The victim was taken to a local hospital for further treatment of non-life threatening injuries.

Anyone with information about any of the above cases are asked to call police at 202-727-9099. Additionally, anonymous information may be submitted to the department’s TEXT TIP LINE by sending a text message to 50411.


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