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Three people were injured, and two were killed in a shooting outside a senior citizens home in Northwest Washington, D.C. Wednesday afternoon, and the suspects remain at large, police said.
D.C. police said officers were responding to a shooting in the unit of block of O Street, NW. The department said “multiple victims” have been shot.
Police said two suspects got out of a vehicle, fired at five people outside the senior citizen’s home, and fled the area in their vehicle.
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An officer said the victims didn’t appear to be residents of the senior citizen home, but the shooting might be drug-related. He said the area is known for its open-air drug markets.
Three of the victims were transported to a hospital, and two remain dead on scene, police told reporters at a press conference.
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Police said they were looking for a vehicle in connection to the shooting. Homicide detectives are investigating.