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Overnight shootings in Southeast D.C. leave one man dead, another injured

One man is dead and another is injured after separate overnight shootings in Southeast Washington, police announced Wednesday.

The first shooting took place shortly before 11:30 p.m. Tuesday night in the 3300 block of 14th Place SE. Police found a man who had been shot in the head and back. The victim, who has been identified as George Hardy, 42, of Southeast, was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

A half hour later, police responded to a shooting in the 600 block of 53rd Street SE, about five miles away from the shooting on 14th Place and near the Prince George’s County line.

The victim, a man whose identity has not been released, had been shot in the arm. His injury was not life-threatening, police said, and he was taken to a local hospital.

Police have not named a suspect or motive in either shooting, and no arrests have been made.

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