1 killed, 5 injured in Washington DC shootout

One killed, 5 injured in northwest Washington DC shootout
One killed, 5 injured in northwest Washington DC shootout

At least one person died and five were injured after an unidentified man opened fire inside a residential building in northwest Washington DC on Friday. The assailant fled from the spot after the shooting.

As per reports, residents of 1,300 block, Columbia Road NW heard gunshots at around 10 pm and alerted the police, who rushed to the spot to find six wounded individuals in the courtyard of an apartment building.

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They were rushed to a nearby hospital, where one succumbed to his injuries. The others, one of them a woman, are being treated. Police are talking to witnesses and have launched a search operation for the suspect. The DC Police Department has also issued a lookout notice for the suspect.

-PTC News