WASHINGTON - As family members hold another vigil for 10-year-old Makiyah Wilson, two people are now in the hospital after gunmen opened fire in a neighborhood just 2 miles away.
Just after 3 a.m. Sunday, police say several gunmen got out of a car and started firing into a crowd of people standing outside at 4500 block of Quarles Street, Northeast.
Witnesses say there was a party happening near the street corner when two men, one from Prince George's County and the other from Southeast, D.C. were hit as they were running away. A woman was also grazed by a bullet, according to a relative.
No information about the suspects or a car have been identified by police.
This went down less than 2 miles away from where gunmen shot recklessly into a group of people on July 16, killing 10-year-old Makiyah Wilson, and injuring several others.
Police found the suspect's car, but are yet to make any arrests.
Neighbors held another vigil for Makiyah Wilson, after the one last weekend was rained out. Makiyah's uncle, Mike D'Angelo is planning to walk from D.C. to Philadelphia to honor his niece.
He says the walk is about spreading love.
"So many kids lost their life in the district and I feel like now is the time that somebody step up and just try to make a stand, do something legendary that the people remember no matter what you can think twice about squeezing that trigger," he says.
D'Angelo is leaving at 10:30 a.m. on Monday from the place where Makiyah was fatally shot.