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Two men die in D.C. shooting incidents

D.C. police report that two men died in separate shooting incidents over the weekend.

In the first, officers were called to the 2500 block of 14th Street in Northeast around 6:29 p.m. Saturday for a report of gunshots. A second call indicated a person had been shot. When they arrived, they found two men suffering from gunshot wounds. Both were transported to the hospital. One died.

He was identified as Donald Isiah Jones, 32. Officials said he had no fixed address. The second man is listed in stable condition at a local hospital.

In the second incident, police responded to a call of a man down near Galveston Place in Southeast around 3:08 a.m. Sunday morning. Once they arrived on the scene, they found a man suffering from a gunshot wound. He died at the scene. He has not yet been identified.

D.C. Police are offering a reward of up to $25,000 for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons wanted in connection with a homicide in D.C. Persons with information about these cases are asked to call the police at (202) 727-9099. Information also may be submitted anonymously to the department’s text tip line by text messaging 50411.

Lori Aratani writes about how people live, work and play in the D.C. region for The Post’s Transportation and Development team.

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