Washington DC shooting leaves 1 dead, 6 people shot: police

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Multiple people were injured in a deadly shooting in Northeast Washington, D.C., on Monday evening, according to police. 

Metropolitan Police Department Chief Robert Contee confirmed at a press briefing that six people were shot around 8:30 p.m. near the 1500 block of F Street NE. 

One person was killed and the other five were taken to hospitals, Contee said. The victims were all males.

The victims were not identified. Information about any suspects was not made available. Contee said the incident is under active investigation. 

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“I’m angered and I’m saddened,” Contee said. “I’m angered at the fact that residents had to experience this in their community tonight.”

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It remains unclear what led to the shooting and so far no arrests have been made.