Police ID 2 people killed in DC shootings

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Police in Washington are identifying two people killed in shootings Monday afternoon in Washington.

Police said in statements Tuesday that 45-year-old Tracey Louise Cooper and 22-year-old Tayvon Devonte Cummings died. Both were from southeast Washington.

In addition to Cooper and Cummings, three other people were wounded in a total of five shootings Monday afternoon. Metropolitan Police Chief Cathy Lanier said Monday that the two fatal shootings may be connected.

Lanier said police were called to the first shooting -- a homicide -- about 1 p.m. and were called to the second shooting while still on that scene. Two other shootings came in about the same time. The last shooting -- the second homicide -- came in about 30 minutes later.

The three people who were wounded were expected to survive.

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