Violent weekend in the District as police investigate multiple shootings, homicides

Police are investigating several violent shootings that resulted in multiple injuries and deaths over the weekend in the District.

Authorities say a man was shot and killed Sunday night around 7 p.m. in the 3400 block of 13 Place in the southeast. Officers say 18 year-old Ja'Vontay Brown was pronounced dead at a nearby hospital. No suspects have been identified at this time.

Earlier Sunday, around 5 p.m., police say one man was killed and another was wounded in a shooting in the northwest. Authorities say 28-year-old Christopher Payne was shot and killed on the 1400 block of W Street. Officials say the second victim, 21-year-old Duan Garmany was transported to a nearby hospital with gunshot wounds. Garmany was later charged with first degree murder in connection with Payne's shooting death.

A three-year-old boy, a six-year-old girl and a 20-year-old man were shot while waiting for a bus just after midnight early Sunday morning on Southern Avenue in the southeast. Authorities say the children suffered from non-life threatening injuries and have been released from the hospital. The man remains hospitalized. Police say a dark colored sedan with tinted windows drove by and started shooting. No suspects have been identified at this time.