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3 Hurt in Shooting Near Northeast DC Wendy’s: Police

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Three men were hurt in a shooting near a Wendy's in Northeast D.C. Sunday night just hours after a shooting that killed a boy about a mile away, police say.

Two men were shot inside a car in the westbound lanes of the 100 block of New York Avenue NE just after 7 p.m., police said. They turned up 1st Street NE, where they were found near the Wendy's in the center of the triangular intersection known to D.C. residents as Dave Thomas Circle.

A third man was found shot in a car at a gas station in the unit block of Florida Ave. NE, sources said.

Police believe all three men were hurt in the same shooting.

One man is in critical condition and the other two are stable, police said.

Police say they found a gun inside the car carrying the two men and they will be charged with unlawful carrying of a pistol.

Gunfire also struck a rideshare car. No one in the vehicle was hurt, the driver told News4.

Earlier Sunday, a 13-year-old boy was killed and another injured when gunfire rang out in D.C.'s Shaw neighborhood.

About 2 p.m. Sunday, 75-year-old Miguel Romero was shot and killed inside an apartment on Nash Street NE near the Deanwood Recreation Center, police say.

Stay with News4 and NBCWashington.com for updates to this developing story.

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