Deadly triple shooting in Southeast DC may have been a ‘justified’: cops

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.