WASHINGTON D.C.—On Tuesday, August 4, Washington D.C. police reported two separate shootings resulting in two casualties and five people injured, including two teenagers.
According to WUSA9, the first incident occurred in Northeast D.C around 8:46 p.m. Authorities indicated that 18 year old Montrell Lucas, another unidentified man, and a 17 year old male were shot inside a residential building on the 1600 block of Maryland Avenue.
The 17 year old suffered non-life threatening injuries, but the two men he was with died from injuries sustained. Police are currently offering a reward of up to $25,000 for anyone with information that leads them to the suspects responsible for the shooting.
The second shooting, unrelated to the first incident, happened moments later on the 5400 block of Georgia Avenue Northeast. Officers arrived to find two men and a 15 year-old male suffering from gunshot wounds.
They were transported to a local hospital to be treated for non life-threatening injuries. During that time, another shooting victim walked into the hospital to be treated. Authorities suspect that the victim was also injured during the shooting.
There is no further information about the shootings and authorities are still actively investigating.