- The Washington Times - Thursday, February 23, 2012

Three men were injured overnight in separate shooting and stabbing incidents in the District, the Metropolitan Police Department said Thursday morning.

The shooting occurred in the 600 block of Forrester Street Southeast, in the Washington Highlands neighborhood, near the Prince George’s County border. Two men were standing outside at about 1:20 a.m. when an unknown person approached and fired a gun. Both of the men were struck and suffered injuries that were not considered life threatening.

The stabbing occurred at about the same time in the Trinidad neighborhood, police said. Two men were having a “verbal dispute” in the 1600 block of Holbrook Street Northeast when one stabbed the other with an unknown object, police said.

Another shooting was reported at about 11:30 p.m. in the Columbia Heights neighborhood of Northwest. Neither of the two men targeted were struck. Police said they were standing outside in the 2600 block of 15th Street Northwest when a third man approached on foot and fired several shots.

No arrests have been made in the incidents, police said.


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