One person died from injuries sustained in the shooting.
WASHINGTON — Police say 11 people were shot dead in DC in less than 12 hours in six separate shootings, sparking multiple investigations.
The first shot left three people injured in Southeast DC on Friday morning. Officers were called to Martin Luther King Avenue SE near Lebaum Street SE at approximately 11:45 a.m. where two men were transported off the scene for treatment. The third victim, a woman, walked to a local hospital for treatment for her non-life-threatening gunshot wound.
At 3:07 p.m., officers were called to another shooting on Wheeler Road SE near Valley Avenue SE to find a man fatally shot. A homicide investigation is ongoing.
Just over an hour later, at 4:15 p.m., officers were dispatched to Shepherd Street NW off Kansas Avenue NW where they found a man who had been shot. He was conscious and breathing at the scene.
Police were later called to a double shooting just before 9 p.m. on Alabama Avenue SE near F Street SE. Officers found two people, a man and a woman, shot dead. The man was found unconscious while the woman was found conscious and breathing.
Shortly after, at 9:13 p.m., police responded to another double shooting at Darrington Street SW, Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue SW. One of the two men found was declared unconscious, the other victim was conscious and breathing.
Just two minutes later, officers showed up at Rhode Island Avenue NE near Montana Avenue NE after a call about another double shooting. Police say both men were found conscious and breathing.
The identity of the victims has not been released. No arrests were made in these shootings.
According DC Fontthere have been 125 homicides and 811 assaults with a deadly weapon in the district this year as of July 29.