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Posted at 7:12 AM ET, 06/ 4/2010

Man arrested after NE shooting, chase

By Mike McPhate

This post was updated at 9:20 a.m.

Police arrested a suspect in a Northeast D.C. shooting after a brief car chase that ended when the man crashed in Alexandria, police said.

The 39-year-old suspect shot another man in the leg near 60th and Dix streets at about 1:30 a.m., police said.

The suspect then fled in a BMW before crashing near Route 1 and I-495. A weapon was recovered from the man, police said.

The shooting victim was transported to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

-- Mike McPhate

By Mike McPhate  | June 4, 2010; 7:12 AM ET
Categories:  Crime and Public Safety, DC, Virginia  | Tags:  chase, northeast, police, shooting  
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Comments

60th and Dix streets NE to Alexandria VA. The most direct route would be Southern Ave to South Capital St to Indian Highway (router 210) to I-495 across the Woodrow Wilson Bridge to Route 1. Not exactly a brief chase.

Posted by: Jimof1913 | June 4, 2010 10:33 AM | Report abuse

OR.... Eastern Ave to East Capital to 295 across WW then crash at 495 and route 1....either way wasnt a brief chase at all

Posted by: usc932000 | June 4, 2010 12:28 PM | Report abuse

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