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D.C. police investigating three fatal shootings since Monday

D.C. police at a crime scene.
D.C. police at a crime scene. (Peter Hermann/The Washington Post)
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D.C. police are investigating three fatal shootings that occurred since Monday in separate parts of D.C.

The latest occurred Tuesday night when police said a 32-year-old man was killed in the Mayfair neighborhood of Northeast Washington.

The victim was identified as Tyrone Wright, of Northeast. The shooting occurred about 6:40 p.m. in the 3800 block of Hayes Street NE.

Police said officers responding to calls reporting sounds of shots found two men struck by gunfire. One was wounded in the thigh, an injury described by police as not life-threatening.

Police said Wright was shot multiple times in the head and body and was pronounced dead at the scene.

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In addition, police said a man shot Monday night in the Fort Totten area of Northwest Washington died Tuesday.

That shooting occurred Monday about 9:35 p.m. in the unit block of Farragut Place NW, off New Hampshire Avenue near Rock Creek Cemetery.

Police said they responded to a report of a shooting and found the victim, Delonte Wall, 30, of Northeast. He was taken to a hospital, where he later died.

Also on Monday, police said Terrence Allen, 32, of Southeast Washington, was found wounded by gunfire about 11:10 a.m. in the 3000 block of Stanton Road SE, D.C. police said.

Police said Allen died at a hospital from multiple bullet wounds to the head and body. A second person was shot in the right foot and left hip, and a third person was shot in the right shoulder. Police described those injuries as not life-threatening.

Police said no arrests had been made in any of the killings.

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