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1 Dead, 7 Hurt in Northwest DC Shooting

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    One Man Killed, Seven People Hurt In DC Shooting

    Police say one man has died and seven other people were hurt in a shooting in Northwest D.C. early Saturday morning. Officers are looking for two men who left the scene. News4's Derrick Ward reports. (Published Saturday, May 27, 2017)

    One man was killed and seven other people are hurt after a shooting in Northwest D.C. early Saturday, police said. 

    Algernon Harvey Jones, 32, died after he was shot on the 100 block of Q Street NW. 

    Police said they arrived on the scene, south of Florida Avenue, Northwest, about 1 a.m. Jones, of Southeast Washington, was found with multiple gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead on the scene. 

    Six men and one woman also were shot. They received non-life-threatening injuries and drove themselves to hospitals, a police report said.

    1 Dead, 7 Hurt in Northwest DC Shooting

    1 Dead, 7 Hurt in Northwest DC Shooting

    One man has died and six men and one woman are hurt after a shooting early Saturday on Q Street NW. News4's Derrick Ward reports.

    (Published Saturday, May 27, 2017)

    Two cars and and SUV were damaged by the gunfire. One bullet tore through a window and hit a railing.

    Neighbors said they initially thought the sound of shots was fireworks being set off during Memorial Day weekend. 

    Police said they are seeking two men seen fleeing the scene in a black vehicle with tinted windows. 

    D.C. police Chief Peter Newsham said the men will be found.

    "This kind of reckless disregard for human life won't be tolerated in D.C. To those responsible: We will find you and bring you to justice," he said on Twitter. 

    Anyone with information for police is asked to call 202-727-9099. Tips can be sent anonymously by sending text messages to 50411. A reward of as much as $25,000 is offered.