2 shootings in DC leave 1 person dead, 8 wounded

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Two separate shootings occur in Washington D.C. neighborhood

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Nine people were shot, at least one fatally, in two incidents Thursday night in Washington, D.C., authorities said.

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One man was killed and five other adults were wounded in the courtyard of an apartment complex around 10;05 p.m., Cmdr. Stuart Emerman of the District of Columbia Police Department told The Washington Post.

Five of the victims were men and the other adult was a woman, the newspaper reported.

Emerman said injuries ranged from critical to non-life-threatening, the Post reported.

In a tweet, police said they were searching for two males "armed with an AK-style rifle."

The second shooting was reported about 30 minutes later. Three people were shot, including one man who was unconscious and not breathing, Officer Sean Hickman told the Post.

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