D.C. records its third homicide of year

District police said a man was fatally shot early Saturday in the 2700 block of Georgia Avenue NW.

Police said the man, who had been shot multiple times, was found on the sidewalk about 2:30 a.m. and was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead. It marked the third homicide in the District this year.

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Police identified the victim as Tracy McFadden, 44, of Northeast Washington.

In scattered violence around the city late Friday and early Saturday, there were several non-fatal shootings and a stabbing, D.C. police said.

A man told police that he was riding a bicycle shortly before 10:30 p.m. Friday when someone he knew approached and shot him near 60th and Dix streets NE. The assailant fled in an unknown direction, police said.

Police said a security guard accidentally shot himself about 11:30 p.m. Friday in the second block of Massachusetts Avenue NE.

About 4 a.m. Saturday, a man was stabbed in the stomach, police said. The victim told police that he had “witnessed a large fight” at 14th and U streets NW and then realized he had been stabbed. He flagged down a taxicab and was taken to an area hospital, police said.

 
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