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Police probe two D.C. shootings

Two people were shot in separate incidents Wednesday afternoon in Northeast and Southeast Washington, authorities said.

In the first incident, officers responded to the 1700 block of Trinidad Avenue NE and found an adult male at about 2 p.m,. police and fire department officials said. The man's wound is not believed to be life-threatening, said Pete Piringer, a fire and emergency services department spokesman.

About 4:45, police responded to a report of a man shot in the head in the 1300 block of Savannah Street SE, said Officer Paul Metcalf, a spokesman.The man's condition was not immediately known.

D.C. police are investigating both incidents.

-- Clarence Williams

By Washington Post editors  | October 27, 2010; 5:06 PM ET
Categories:  Clarence Williams, The District  
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Posted by: 4thFloor | October 28, 2010 10:26 AM | Report abuse

CrimeRiddenDC - weren't folks like you clamoring about how safe the city was just a few months back in support of Fenty and Lanier? now it's "crime ridden DC". Compared to the 80s, crime in DC is like a walk in the park.

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