1 dead, several injured after overnight shootings, stabbing in the District

- Police are investigating three shootings and a stabbing that have left one dead and three others injured.

The violence occurred overnight in the District beginning around 11:30 p.m. Tuesday with a shooting on the 2500 block of 14 Street in the northeast. An adult male was shot in the back and was transported to a nearby hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Also in the northeast, just before 1:30 a.m. Wednesday, police responded to a stabbing near Mount Olivet Road and Capitol Avenue. Officers are looking a black male driving a green minivan and heavy-set black female wearing blue jeans.

Shortly before 2 a.m., investigators say a man was shot in the leg on the 2900 block of Martin Luther King Avenue in the southeast.

At around 2:50 a.m., officers say a man was shot and killed on 1600 block of V Street in the southeast. The shooting happened across from a D.C. fire station.

Detectives have not released the victim's identity or what might have led to the shooting. They do say they are looking for a white Volkswagen Jetta with D.C. tags that they believe may be connected to the case.

Officers have not said any of the cases are related. Anyone with information regarding any of these cases should contact D.C. Police at 202-727-9099.

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