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Police investigate shooting in Northwest D.C.

D.C. police are investigating the shooting of a man who walked to a gas station in Northwest Washington and said he had been shot, officials said.

Police were called to a gas station in the 400 block of Rhode Island Avenue just before 4 p.m., said Lt. Nick Bruel, a police spokesman.

The victim was found by officers with what is thought to be a gunshot wound to the back. He was conscious and breathing, Bruel said.

Police were trying to determine where the man was shot and the circumstances that led to the incident.

-- Clarence Williams

By Washington Post Editors  |  June 3, 2010; 8:11 AM ET
Categories:  Clarence Williams , The District  
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