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District police are investigating five shooting incidents Monday night and early Tuesday morning, including one in which a gunman opened fire on a group of kids playing football on a field on the 2700 block of Naylor Road SE.

A 16-year-old, according to the Washington Post, was shot twice while he was running away from the gunman at around 6:40 p.m. He was shot in the leg and thigh and was taken to Howard University Hospital. No arrests have been made.

The Post reports that a total of five people were wounded by gunfire and none of the injuries are considered life-threatening. The shootings were concentrated in the Southeast and Northeast quadrants of the city: the 1200 block of Olivet Road NE, the 1000 block of 16th Street NE, the 100 block of Yuma Street SE, and the 1100 Block of Owen Place NE.

Here, from the D.C. police Twitter feed, are the incident under investigation:

Police also arrived at the scene of a stabbing just before midnight on the 5000 block of First Street NW.


Photo by Darrow Montgomery