WASHINGTON — A shooting in Georgetown during Halloween festivities on Monday night sparked a series of fights that traveled through downtown, including an incident outside George Washington University Hospital where police deployed pepper spray inside a Metrorail station entrance. The Georgetown shooting was just one incident in a violent night in the nation’s capital; in all at least six people were shot.
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According to WJLA-TV/ABC7, a confrontation started between two groups of people at Wisconsin Avenue and M Street NW then spilled eastward toward 28th Street NW, where ”[a] witness says a man across the street started firing shots at the group and one victim fell to the ground.”
The shooting occurred shortly before 11 p.m., and the victim’s injuries, WJLA reports, are life threatening.
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