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Woman, 2 Men Killed in 3 Separate Shootings in Southeast DC

Three people were shot Tuesday afternoon in Southeast Washington, D.C., police say

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A woman and two men have died after three separate shootings in Southeast D.C. Tuesday afternoon.

D.C. police and medics responded to an apartment in the 2900 block of Knox Place SE at about 1:30 p.m. for a shooting and found a woman inside who was suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. She was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

The victim, Audora Williams, was a mother of five, family members told News4.

Children were inside the apartment at the time of the shooting, and they were not hurt, police said.

Officers are searching for a suspect.

A couple of hours later, a man was shot at the intersection of Southern Avenue and Wheeler Road SE, police said. He was taken to a hospital with critical injuries and was pronounced dead.

At about 4:20 p.m., officers and medics went to the 400 block of Burbank Street SE for reports of a shooting. They found a man who was shot, and he was later pronounced dead, according to police.

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