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Washington DC shooting: Teen dead and ‘several injured’ in night of violence

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Washington DC shooting: Teen dead and 'several injured' in night of violence

A 15-year-old has been killed and a few others harmed following a shooting in Washington DC.

A cop was likewise fired and harmed when gunfire broke out at a road occasion in Northwest DC on Sunday night (June 19).

DC police Chief Robert Contee said that three regular citizens, two grown-ups, one adolescent and one cop had been shot during the occurrence.

The harmed cop was moved to medical clinic in a “steady condition”, DC Police Union said on Twitter. He had supported a discharge twisted to the leg, Chief Contee said.

The shooting supposedly occurred during a “Juneteenth” festivity – a government occasion in the United States remembering the liberation of oppressed African Americans.

At a public interview, Mayor Muriel Bowser pursued for quiet and communicated her sadness at the killing.

“A kid is dead,” she said. “We want some responsibility here.”

In a different occurrence in the city, a 16-year-old young lady was tracked down oblivious and not taking in Southeast Washington D.C. on Sunday, police said, following reports of shots.

Introductory reports said the young lady had been lethally shot. The subtleties of her wounds and her ongoing condition are not known right now.

The savagery comes US legislators go under gigantic strain to diminish weapon viciousness following two mass shootings last month at a supermarket in Buffalo, New York, and a grade school in Uvalde, Texas.

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