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Thursday, December 01, 2022

Another shooting in the US leaves one dead and five injured in Washington – Nation World News

A total of one person was killed and five were injured, many of them in critical condition, the balance of a new shooting that took place in the United States (USA) northeast of the city of Washington.

According to police reports, one person was killed and at least five others were shot at an apartment complex in northeast Washington DC, Telesur reported.

This information was released by Charles Allen, a member of the Council of the District of Columbia, who reported through his account on the social network Twitter that the incident took place at number 1515 on F Street in Aziz Bates.

“The gun violence was devastating to the community. The remaining six people were injured in this mass shooting, many of whom were seriously injured.”

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According to police reports, only this Monday, the United States was the protagonist of at least three more shootings, without fatalities but with wounded.

A woman was shot on Gainesville Street SE in Washington DC. Officials said one person was shot at Newton Place NW and another on Oglethorpe Street NE.

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growing shooting

According to the latest figures from the Archive of Armed Violence, at least 385 shootings have been recorded in the United States so far in 2022, a Xinhua note reported.

Since 2019, there has been more than one mass shooting in that country every day, according to data from the Archive of Armed Violence Foundation.

Most notorious for killing many children, was the Texas massacre, the 213th mass shooting in the United States in 2022.

Despite an increase in violence in the United States, firearms production in that country has tripled in the past two decades, according to a report published by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF).

deadliest shootout

So far, the 2022 Uvalde shootings in Texas, which killed 19 children; And in 2018, a school in Florida, in which 17 people died, has been the deadliest.

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