5 killed during violent weekend in DC

Authorities say five people were shot and killed in the District in one of the city’s most violent weekends so far this year.

Police say four men were killed after two separate double shootings that happened in D.C. Sunday.

According to the Metropolitan Police Department. officers responded to the first incident around 1:30 p.m. in 3300 block of D Street in Southeast D.C.

Once there, officers went inside the residence and discovered two men who had been shot. Those men have been identified by police as 57-year-old David Wright and 54-year-old Nathaniel Howard. 

Both were unconscious and unresponsive, according to MPD. They were later pronounced dead.

According to police, 41-year-old James Jones has been arrested in connection with the shooting. He faces two counts of second-degree murder. 

Police also said a weapon was recovered at the scene.

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The second incident happened around 3:43 p.m. in the 5200 block of Sheriff Road in Northeast D.C.

Police said two men — 34-year-old Harold Bogan of Temple Hills and 32-year-old Wayne Sheppard of Seat Pleasant — were found unconscious and unresponsive at the scene. Both were pronounced dead at the scene.

MPD released a lookout for a blue SUV related to the shooting.

Investigators believe the shooting was a targeted incident.

Both incidents remain under investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 202-727-9099.

Police are also investigating a deadly shooting that happened Saturday night near Audi Field in Southwest D.C. during D.C. United's season-opening game.