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Two shot and wounded in Southeast Washington


By Clarence Williams Clarence Williams Local reporter covering crime, breaking news, and public safety issues Email Bio Follow December 6 at 10:28 PM Two men were shot and wounded Thursday night at a prominent and busy intersection in Southeast Washington, D.C. police said.

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The victims were found near Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X avenues, a corner surrounded by a commercial strip of store fronts, a nearby gas station, and a park, about 8:45 p.m., said Officer Hugh Carew, a spokesman.

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One victim was found conscious and breathing, while the second man’s condition was not immediately known, Carew said.

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Homicide detectives were called to the scene to investigate. Police released no information about any potential attacker or what prompted the gunfire.

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