Woman Killed in NE DC Shooting

WJLA reports that a woman was found shot inside a Northeast DC apartment building just after midnight Sunday.

First District officers found a woman inside of a residence suffering a gunshot wound to her face.

The death is being investigated as a homicide, police said.

In a message on MPD’s First District listserve, Commander Daniel Hickson wrote:

On Sunday December 4, 2011 at approximately 12:28 a.m. the officers of the First District responded to the 500 block of 23 Place NE, where an adult female was discovered inside of her residence suffering from a gunshot wound. Detectives from the Homicide Branch are handling the investigation. No further information is available at this time.

This homicide is about a half mile from where a man was shot and killed about six hours earlier.

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