3 shot, 1 dead in DC triple shooting as city violence continues
Authorities say a man is dead and two others wounded after a triple shooting Sunday night in what was another violent stretch of days in the District.
WASHINGTON - D.C. police say a triple shooting in an Anacostia neighborhood that killed at least one person on Sunday may have been "justified."
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The gunfire broke out around 5 p.m. near 16th and V Street in the Southeast.
Investigators believe the man who was killed – who has not been identified – had initially fired at a group of people.
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A person in the group reportedly returned fire, and two other people were injured during the exchange of gunfire.
They say the incident is still under investigation, however.
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Police have not indicated whether anyone has been charged in connection with the incident.