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Shootings in Northeast DC Leave 3 Men Dead

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D.C. police responded to two shooting scenes in Northeast D.C. that left three men dead on Saturday afternoon.

Police said two men were found shot in the 1700 block of Irving Street in the Brookland neighborhood at about 2 p.m. One man was found in the street; the other was found in a yard. They were both found unconscious and not breathing, officials said.

Minutes later, D.C. police and D.C. fire responded to a shooting in the 4500 block of Quarles Street in the Kenilworth neighborhood. A civilian drove the victim to the hospital to be treated for "critical life-threatening injuries," officials said.

D.C. police said all three victims of the shootings died.

Police said there’s no indication the shootings were connected. There have been five homicides in D.C. since just before 10 p.m. Friday. 

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