A shooting in Washington D.C. left three dead and three wounded

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Three people were killed and three others were wounded in Washington, D.C. in a shooting by gunmen who jumped out of a four-door Honda Accord car and opened fire on a group standing near a street corner. Two men and a woman were pronounced dead. On Sunday morning, police identified those killed as 31-year-old Donnetta Dyson, 24-year-old Keenan Braxton and 37-year-old Johnny Joyner, all of Washington, D.C. The survivors, described as adults, were hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries.

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A firearm was recovered at the scene of the shooting. A police security camera nearby captured imagery of a vehicle used in the attack. Multiple suspects were in the vehicle. A reward of $75,000 is being offered for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of the suspects. Police sought public assistance in locating the involved car. 597 people have been assaulted with guns this year in the District of Columbia. D.C. police data indicate that violent crime in the city is just barely below what it was this time last year, with 7% fewer reports of sex abuse and 4% fewer assaults with a dangerous weapon.