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Man shot dead in Washington D.C

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Man shot dead in Washington D.C

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Washington D.C. on Thursday recorded a death when a man whose name was yet to be ascertained got shot multiple times.

The shooting took place in the evening in downtown Washington D.C. and, authorities said a suspect has been taken into custody.

The suspect shot the man just after 5 p.m. eastern time (2200 GMT) near the Chinatown area and the National Portrait Gallery, said D.C. Police Chief Peter Newsham at a news conference Thursday night.

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The victim was said to have died later in a hospital. No officers were injured, and the suspect has injuries that are not life-threatening.

“(A) shooting in this area is very unusual; this is a very, very safe part of town. This was what appears to be a very brazen act by a violent offender.

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“Thankfully, our police officers were close enough to ensure that this person was quickly taken into custody”, Xinhua quoted Newsham, adding that investigation was underway.

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