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2 Dead, 1 Injured in DC Triple Shooting

The shooting occurred in Congress Heights in Washington, D.C.

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Two 19-year-olds are dead, and one person is injured after a triple shooting in Congress Heights in Washington, D.C. Monday, authorities say.

Police responded to reports of a shooting in the 1300 block of Congress Street SE in the Congress Heights neighborhood at 8:30 p.m. At the scene, officers found three men with gunshot wounds, the Metropolitan Police Department said in a statement.

One victim was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

Another victim was taken to a hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

The two 19-year-old victims are both from District Heights, Maryland. Police have identified them as Reginald Cooper and Davonte Berkley.

The third man arrived at the hospital on his own and is expected to survive, according to police.

The third victims name was not immediately released.

The shooting is under investigation.

Police are offering a reward up to $25,000 for each homicide for any information that leads to an arrest in the case. Anyone with information can call the D.C. police at 202-727-9099 or text 50411.

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