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Three shot in Brookland neighborhood in Washington DC over the weekend

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At 2:05 pm on Saturday, two men fatally shot each other, another shot, in the Brookland neighborhood of Northeast Washington D.C., according to a police spokeswoman. 

Both unidentified men were hospitalized with life-threatening injuries from the shooting that took place in the 1700 block NE of Irving Street. 

Roughly ten minutes after the Brookland shooting, another unidentified man was found unconscious and not breathing in a nearby neighborhood. This shooting took place in the 4500 block of Quarles Street NE in the Kenilworth neighborhood of Washington D.C. 

Kristen Metzger, a police spokeswoman, said it appeared that both men shot each other. Both victims were found unconscious and not breathing. 

The victim of the Kenilworth shooting was driven to a hospital by a civilian. D.C spokeswoman Metzger said that no arrests were made. No additional information was provided on a possible suspect in the shooting. 

According to the D.C. Police, all three victims from the shootings died. 

Shootings in the Brookland neighborhood are not a first. According to The Washington Post on September 9th, one man was killed and another wounded in a shooting on the 900 block of Irving Street NE, less than a mile from the shooting that occurred Saturday. 

Further information on this story is still developing.

AUTHOR: EVAN STOGSDILL

EDITOR: CARSON CHOATE, POLITICS EDITOR

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