Washington D.C. Shooting: 1 Dead

Washington D.C. Shooting: 1 Dead

The United States which has relaxed laws for possessing automatic weapons like guns has been witnessing several shooting sprees. The latest incident has taken place in the capital, Washington D.C.

The shooting took place not far from the White House, with the police not having apprehended a suspect or known the motivation for the shooting. Five persons were wounded in the attack and among them, two are said to be critical, while the others have injuries ranging from minor to serious. All the victims are adults and expected to survive their injuries.

The gunfire erupted in the Columbia Heights neighbourhood which is located approximately two miles from the White House. The shooting apparently took place outdoors in the courtyard of an apartment complex. Detectives were interviewing witnesses and studying camera footage.