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8 people, a 12-year-old shot in Washington DC

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Metropolitan Police Department say multiple people were injured in a shooting in Southeast of Washington DC on Friday night.

Police added that, they do not yet have the exact number of victims, ages, or their conditions.

Eight people were shot, all with non-life-threatening injuries, in two shooting locations in Southeast DC.

Seven adult male victims with gunshot wounds were injured in the primary shooting while at the secondary scene, a 12-year-old girl was found suffering a gunshot wound to her lower extremities. She is expected to survive and is in stable condition.

The search for the suspect or suspects is ongoing and MPD is looking for a black sedan possibly a Mercedes that was driven down Lebaum Street, SE, and opened fire indiscriminately at people gathered on the street, possibly enjoying the weather.

MPD say their is no motive at this time and is actively gathering more information to ascertain what happened.

Writing by Tersoo Nicholas