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.
9.19.19 Cmdr Emerman provides update to shooting in 1300 block of Columbia Rd NW https://t.co/EFiVHljT1W
— DC Police Department (@DCPoliceDept) September 20, 2019
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.
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.