This story has been updated.
A six year-old was shot in the hand in the District on Friday evening — one of at least five victims in five separate shootings in the city from Friday night through late Saturday, police said.
The boy was in the 2400 block of Alabama Avenue SE at 10:06 p.m. when a series of shots were fired, according to a police report. A witness told police she heard the boy scream in pain as shots were fired.
Police found 10 shell casings at the scene. It was unclear how many people were firing shots.
The child was conscious and breathing after being hit. Bystanders took him to a hospital.
Of the other shootings, two were reported on the same street in the Anacostia area of Southeast.
A man was shot in the 2300 block of Green Street SE Friday, the police said. His injuries were described as not life-threatening. On Saturday night, an initial report from police indicated that a second person had been shot in the same block.
No information was available about that shooting. It could not be learned whether the two incidents on Green Street were connected.
At 1:30 a.m. Saturday police said they found a wounded man in the 1000 block of Michigan Avenue NE. He had been shot in the 4100 block of 13th Street NE, police said.
His injuries were also described as not life-threatening.
According to police, the other Saturday shooting was reported about 9 p.m. in the 3900 block of South Dakota Avenue NE.