1 Dead, 1 Injured in NW DC Shooting - NBC4 Washington

1 Dead, 1 Injured in NW DC Shooting

A suspect was also shot and has been arrested, police say

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    One man is dead and another was injured in a shooting Northwest Washington Thursday morning. (Published Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017)

    One man is dead and another was injured in a shooting Northwest Washington, police say. 

    The first victim was found on the 5400 block of Georgia Avenue NW just before midnight Thursday. The man, later identified as 22-year-old Jonathan Vilchez, was pronounced dead at the scene. 

    A short time later, a second gunshot victim as found a block away on Kennedy Street NW. Police say the man has been shot in the arm, stomach and leg. He was transported to the hospital and is expected to be OK. 

    Police said Thursday afternoon that 23-year-old Mario Alfaro, of Northwest, was found on Kennedy Street suffering from non-life threatening gunshot wounds. He was taken to a hospital where he was arrested and charged with second-degree murder while armed, police said.

    Two handguns that are believed to have been used in the shooting were recovered by police. 

    Several roads in the area were closed for several hours for the police investigation.

    This is the second deadly shooting in the neighborhood this week.

    Yoselis Regino Barrios died after he was found shot in an alley on the 1300 block of Rittenhouse Street NW Tuesday night. The location is less than a mile away from the scene of Thursday's shooting.