Third Person Dies in Overnight DC Shootings

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    NEWSLETTERS

    A violent night Washington DC leaves a brother and sister dead. (Published Saturday, Jul 20, 2013)

    Six people were shot and three killed in Washington in four separate incidents around the city late Friday night and early Saturday morning.

    Metropolitan Police said one man died in northwest D.C. and the two others, a brother and sister, in northeast D.C., died after being shot.

    Shortly after 4 a.m., police responded to reports of a shooting in the 1100 block of 1st Place, Northwest and found a man with a gunshot wound to the head. The victim has been identified as 52-year-old Walter Goode, Jr. of Southeast D.C.

    The second and third fatalities occurred at 4:35 a.m. in the 5000 block of East Capitol Street, Northeast. One man and one woman were found with gunshot wounds to the upper body.

    The man, identified as Jamahl Jenkins, 21, died at the scene. The woman, Jamie Jenkins, 28, was taken to a local hospital for treatment, but died later. Police said the two victims were brother and sister.

    Late Friday night, police responded to a shooting in the 2000 block of K Street, Southwest and found a man shot in the back. He was conscious when police arrived and was taken to the hospital.

    Police also got a call shortly before 12:30 a.m. about a shooting in the 2600 block of Birney Place, Southeast. They discovered two men who were shot in the lower extremities, according to police.

    Both men survived and police are asking if anyone saw a red pickup truck fleeing the area at the time of the shooting.