Two shootings at DC nightclubs leave 1 dead, 5 injured

Shooting Incident in Dupont Circle Neighborhood

Shooting Incident in Dupont Circle Neighborhood

Multiple Injuries Reported

Five people sustained injuries in a shooting following a dispute at a nightclub in the Dupont Circle neighborhood in Northwest D.C. late Friday night. The incident escalated after the dispute that originated inside the nightclub spilled onto the streets. For more information, visit here.

Police Response and Investigation

Reports of the shooting on the 1200 block of Connecticut Avenue NW and 18th Street NW were received around 11:30 p.m. Four men and one woman were wounded during the incident and taken to a nearby hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. One suspect is in custody, and a weapon was recovered from the scene. The Metropolitan Police Department is actively investigating the origins of the dispute. Stay updated with the latest updates here.

Additional Shooting Incident

Another shooting occurred early Friday morning about a mile and a half away, in the 1300 block of U Street, NW, resulting in a fatality. The police are seeking two individuals associated with this incident, one of whom was described as wearing a white or gray sweatshirt and riding a motorcycle.

Seeking Information

If you have any additional information regarding the shootings, please contact the authorities at 202-727-9099 or through anonymous text at 50411.

WTOP’s Juan Herrera and Terik King contributed to this report.

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