According to local news reports, a man shot Thursday night in the 5000 block of H Street Southeast has died of his injuries.
The shooting occurred at about 10:15 p.m. and was one of two shootings Thursday night. A shooting was reported in the 5000 Block of Benning Road, SE at about the same time. WUSA said the two shootings were connected. The Benning Road victim was found inside a carry-out store. The two locations are less than 200 feet apart.
MPD says the two men were shot in the 5000 block of Benning Road around 10:17 Thursday night. Police say one of the victims may have been found inside a carry-out store. The second victim was found outside on H Street.
One of the victims sustained a gun shot wound to the head and was pronounced dead at a local hospital. The second victim was transported with a non-life-threatening gun shot wound.