Three shot in Southeast D.C., police say

Three men were shot and wounded in Southeast Washington early Tuesday, about three blocks from where four people were shot Saturday night. Police said they are investigating whether there is a connection.

Tuesday’s shooting occurred about 12:30 a.m. in the 2400 block of Elvans Road SE. Officer Araz Alali, a police spokesman, said the victims were sitting outside when the shooting began.

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Alali said one man was wounded in the buttocks, a second in the arm and a third in the leg. Police all the injuries appeared to be minor.

On Saturday, police said four people were shot a few blocks away in the 2600 block of Stanton Road. All the injuries were minor, police said, and they released a video of two people being sought for questioning.

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