The shooting happened near the intersection of 17th and D streets NE just before 6:40 p.m. Saturday, according to a police alert.
Police said the two men were arguing over the sale of untaxed cigarettes and began to fight. One of the men tried to escape and heard four or five gunshots as he walked toward 16th St. NE. The man who fled was struck once in the shooting and hospitalized.
On Sunday there was an armed robbery near the H Street corridor. The robbery happened about 10:15 p.m. on the 1000 block of 8th Street NE according to a police alert.
Police are looking for three suspects in the robbery and described them as:
Black male with a dark complexion, slim, 16-22 years old, wearing a black sweatshirt and black ski mask
Black male with a dark complexion , slim, 16-22 years old, wearing a dark sweatshirt
Black male with a light complexion, slim, 16-22 years old, wearing a gray sweatshirt
Early this morning, a person armed with a gun robbed a 7-Eleven near the NoMa-Gallaudet University Metro station. The robbery happened about 4:25 a.m. Monday at the convenience store at 1315 2nd St. NE.
The same 7-Eleven location was robbed by a man with a gun early on Friday morning as well.