D.C. sees violent weekend despite crime-reduction initiative

5 shootings, 2 stabbings reported from Friday to Sunday

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A man was injured by gunfire in the 300 block of Parkland Place in Southeast at 4:16 a.m. Saturday. Police arrested one person at the scene for crossing a police line, but that person was not believed to be the shooting suspect, Officer Metcalf said.

Another man was injured by gunfire late Friday in the 2300 block of Hartford Street Southeast. The man was found suffering from gunshot wounds in a parking lot at 11:54 p.m. There was no information available on the extent of his injuries.

Another shooting was reported Friday in the 1600 block of Rosedale Street Northeast on the police department’s Twitter account, but police were unable to confirm any details about the incident.

A final stabbing was reported late Saturday in the 700 block of Hobart Place in Northwest. A woman was reportedly stabbed at 10:40 p.m. and taken to a hospital with serious injuries.

No information was available on her condition and no suspect has been arrested, Officer Metcalf said.

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