Bullet lodged in child’s hand at July 4 picnic amid shootings, stabbing in DC
WASHINGTON - A violent end to the Fourth of July holiday in the District after six shootings and a stabbing were reported.
A 5-year-old was among those injured during the violent holiday when a bullet became lodged in his hand at a picnic on 11th Street, Northwest.
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Police investigate a shooting in the 2700 block of Bruce Place
Officials say shootings in the 4700 block of Southern Avenue, the 3200 Block of D Street, the 1600 block of 27th Street and the 2700 block of Bruce Place were reported in the southeast. Another shooting was reported in the unit block of Forrester Street in the southwest. A shooting in the 3500 block 11th Street and a stabbing in the 6200 block of Georgia Avenue were reported in the northwest.
All of the incident happened Sunday evening from around 10 p.m. into the overnight hours of Monday.
The incidents are being investigated at this time.