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3 Men Shot, 2 Fatally, in School Zone in Southeast DC

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Two men are dead, and another is in critical condition after a shooting in Southeast D.C.

The shooting took place in a school zone in the 4200 block of 4th Street SE about 1:30 p.m. Thursday, police said. The scene is near Hendley Elementary School.

One man died at the scene; another died at a hospital, police said.

It appears to have been a drive-by shooting, police said.

The deceased were identified as 37-year-old Marcus Thomas and 28-year-old Russell Williams, both of Southeast.

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