One dead, five others hurt in spate of violent crimes


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One person was killed and five others injured in a series of violent crimes the District that occurred between Friday night and Saturday morning, D.C. police said.

A man at 15th and Adams streets in Northeast D.C. was shot in the groin at about 9:45 p.m. on Friday. He was transported to a local hospital and is expected to survive.

About a half hour later at 10:15, another man was shot multiple times in the 5800 block of Southern Avenue SE. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

At 10:30 p.m., two women were stabbed in the arm in the 2600 block of Birney Place SE, and a man was stabbed in the arm on the 2000 block of Rosedale Street NE.

On Saturday morning, a man was shot in the chest on 11th and N streets in Northeast and was transported to a local hospital. He was conscious and breathing and is expected to recover.

Though all the incidents occurred in a relatively short time span, police said they do not believe any of the incidents were related.

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