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The Blotter: DC shooting, carjacking suspect identified, fatal motorcycle crash

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Woman shot in Northeast
A woman was shot in Northeast Washington Friday night, District police report.

Around 8 p.m., police found the woman unconscious on the 1000 block of Bladensburg Road Northeast, a few blocks from Gallaudet University and the popular bars and restaurants of the H Street Corridor. As of Saturday morning, she was still in serious condition.

No arrests have been made. The suspect is believed to be a 20-year-old black man, roughly five-foot-11, with dreadlocks and wearing a green jacket.

Police identify car thief
Prince George's County Police on Saturday have identified the second of two suspects in an armed carjacking earlier this week.

Police believe 20-year-old Christopher DeWayne Barnes, of the 1500 block of Alabama Avenue in Southeast Washington, collaborated with 17-year-old Malik Hasaam Wilkins in a carjacking on the 2200 block of Seton Way in District Heights Thursday morning.

Wilkins, of the 5300 block of Clay Terrace in Northeast Washington, and Barnes approached the car early Thursday while wearing masks and wielding a gun, police report. The victim relinquished the car and was not injured. The suspects fled into Southeast Washington while under police pursuit.

After the car hit a stopped car and a school bus, the suspects jumped out of the vehicle and ran. Wilkins was arrested, but Barnes escaped.

Prince George's County Police are offering a cash reward for anyone with information that leads to an arrest and indictment in this case.

Man killed on motorcycle

A man visiting from Indiana was killed late Friday night when his Harley-Davidson motorcycle was hit by a car, D.C. police say.

The accident occurred at roughly 11 p.m. at Constitution Avenue and 23rd Street Northwest. Police say 66-year-old George Hillis of North Lake Village, Ind., was turning westbound onto Constitution Avenue when he was struck. He was pronounced dead at a nearby hospital.

The accident is still under investigation.

The Associated Press contributed reporting.

-- Rachel Baye

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