The Blotter: Man crashes into building after being shot

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Man crashes car into building after being shot

A man crashed his car into a Southeast D.C. building Saturday after being shot, police said.

The shooting occurred after 5 p.m., on the 4200 block of Seventh Street SE, police said. The victim was transported to a hospital with a gunshot wound.

Police described the first suspect, who was armed with a handgun, as a black male, 21 or 22 years old with a dark complexion. The other two suspects are also black males, 21 or 22 years old with dark complexions, police said.

Police search for three suspects in Fort Washington shooting

Prince George's County police are on the lookout for three suspects in a Saturday shooting that left no one injured.

Police were called to the 5200 block of Haras Place, Fort Washington at 2:40 a.m. Saturday to find a man who had been shot at, but not hit, while standing on his balcony, police said.

According to the preliminary police investigation, the three suspects were standing in a parking lot when one pulled out a gun and began shooting at the victim. They then drove away in a green Dodge Caravan minivan.

Police described the first suspect, believed to be the shooter, as a black male, about 30 years old, 5 foot 9 inches, 250 pounds and wearing a tan sweatshirt. The second suspect was described as a black male, about 20 years old, 5 feet 9 inches and wearing all black, including a black ski mask. The third suspect was described as a black female, about 18 years old, 5 feet 4 inches, with long hair and a white tank top.

Police asked that anyone with information about the shooting is to call the RID-Southern District IV Investigative Unit at 301-794-5064. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-8477.

Man shot in leg in NW D.C. Sunday

A man was shot at Eighth and N streets Northwest early Sunday morning, police said.

The man was shot in the leg at about 3:42 a.m. He was conscious and breathing when he was taken to a hospital, police said.

Police said they don't have any suspects yet but are investigating the incident.

mconnolly@washingtonexaminer.com

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