At least one person was killed and several others injured in a shooting that broke out in southeast Washington, DC, according to reports.
Police responded to reports of firing before 1 a.m. on the 3300 complex in Dubois Place in a residential neighborhood between Fort Circle Park and the northbound Anacostia Highway in Ward 7. At least nine people were taken to various hospitals in the area to receive treatment for gunshot wounds. .
An unknown man was killed in the shooting and was pronounced dead at the scene.
A neighbor said that the shooting broke out in a large kitchen outside when hundreds of people were outside on the street. Several social media posts announced the annual “34-n-EAT” concert to be held in the area with bottles of alcohol and a DJ.
“It was terrible.” A neighbor said, “There were quite a few people lying on the ground, people stumbling under the cars.”
More than 20 response units, including DC Fire and EMS, have arrived at the scene. The street was littered with bullet casings, car keys and other property left behind, fleeing the shooting, and no one was arrested. The police remained at the scene and continued to investigate