One dead, five wounded in Washington shooting

One dead, five wounded in Washington shooting

Washington (Agencies): A man was killed and about five others were wounded injured in a shooting on the streets of Washington, DC near White House on Thursday night.

According to media reports, the incident occurred in the Columbia Heights neighbourhood, about a two-three kilometre from the White House on Thursday night, where some unidentified armed men targeted the people in a street, leaving six people wounded.

One of them was succumbed to his injures while another five victims of the shooting were expected to survive their injuries.

It was not immediately clear if the attackers involved in the incident had been taken into custody, but it was not considered an “active shooter” situation.