Blotter: Two shot in Northeast, man stabbed in Southwest, 4 cars damaged in morning fire

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Two shot in Northeast D.C.

D.C. police are investigating a late-night shooting in Northeast D.C. that left two men injured.

Police said they responded to a call in the 1300 block of Saratoga Avenue about 11:20 p.m. Saturday and found two men suffering from gunshot wounds. One victim had been shot twice in the back, while the other was hit in his right arm and leg, according to a D.C. police spokesman.

The injuries were not life-threatening and both victims were transported to a local hospital, police said.

Officers have yet to release information about a suspect, but said they are looking for a burgundy vehicle in connection with the incident.

Man stabbed in Southwest D.C.

Police are investigating an early morning stabbing in the District that left one man hospitalized.

Officers said they found an adult male who had been stabbed in the chest, back and face after responding to a call on the unit block of N Street Southwest about 3 a.m. Sunday.

The male victim was transported to a nearby hospital. Police did not know his current condition, however. as of Sunday afternoon.

Police say the suspect is a 6-foot, 170-pound black male last seen wearing a black sweatshirt and gray pants.

Cars damaged in Sunday morning Md. fire

Firefighters in Prince George's County are investigating a Sunday morning blaze that damaged four cars at a condominium complex in Bowie.

The incident occurred about 5 a.m. in a detached six-car garage on the 3600 block of Elder Oaks Blvd., where residents reported at least two cars burning, firefighters said.

Officials do not yet know what caused the fire.

Georgetown chapel vandalized

Georgetown University's main chapel was vandalized between Saturday night and Sunday morning, the school's president said, forcing Sunday morning Masses to be relocated to allow officers to investigate the crime.

In a campuswide email to students, University President John J. DeGioia said furniture and other fixtures inside the Dahlgren Chapel were damaged. A preliminary investigation showed that "there was no desecration of the Blessed Sacrament or any religious symbols," he wrote.

Police are continuing to investigate the incident.

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