mass shooting in Washington D.C. late Friday night, according to police.Executive Asst. Chief Ashan Benedict said in a video posted to the Metropolitan Police Department’s Twitter account that shots were fired around 11 p.m.
in the area where Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue and Malcolm X Avenue intersect in the city’s southeast.“(Police) didn’t receive a call, they actually heard the shots fired and responded,” he said. “They found several gunshot victims.”The six-year-old girl was pronounced dead in hospital, Benedict said.**reposted w/o audio interference** 7.17.21 Executive Assistant Chief Benedict provides on-scene briefing of shooting incident at 2900 block of MLK Ave SE pic.twitter.com/NAfwOF1IqV— DC Police Department (@DCPoliceDept).