Body Found, Man Shot In Northwest

Afternoon shooting occurs blocks from where body was found Saturday morning

Saturday, Jul 14, 2012  |  Updated 4:31 PM EDT
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Body Found, Man Shot In Northwest

Police in D.C. are investigating the discovery of a dead body and a separate shooting Saturday in the area of Dupont Circle.

The body of a man was discovered in an alley near the intersection of 17th and P Street Northwest shortly after 9 a.m. Saturday. An investigation into the cause of death is ongoing.

Several hours later, a man was shot in the leg at the intersection of 17th and Corcoran Streets, Northwest, three blocks from where the body of the man was found.

The shooting also remains under investigation. Neither victim's name has been released.

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