D.C. Fire and EMS reported on their Twitter feed tonight that a shooting in the 6000 block of New Hampshire Avenue Northeast has killed two people.
The message said Metro Police are investigating. Metro Police posted a message on the Fourth District Listserve soon after the shooting.
Around 7pm, units received a call for a shooting in the 6000 blk of NH Ave NE. Upon arrival, 2 male victims were located inside a vehicle suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. Both males are deceased. A black Scion was seen fleeing the area towards PG County. This case is being investigated by the Homicide Branch. Anyone with information is asked to call 1-888-919-CRIM(E).
A D.C. Alert was sent out at 7:40 saying the block was closed to traffic in both directions.
This post has been updated since its original publication.