Two men fatally shot 90 minutes apart Friday night

Two men were fatally shot 90 minutes apart in the Northeast quadrant of the city Friday night.

According to police, an adult male was found suffering with gunshot wounds at around 8:15 p.m. in the 900 block of Eastern Ave, NE. The man was taken to the hospital where he died. Police have not yet identified him.

Later, at 9:42 p.m. Dante Kinard was found with a gunshot wound in the 1800 block of Benning Road, NE. Kinard, 21, was taken to the hospital where he also died from his injuries.

Police say the investigation into both homicides is ongoing.

Friday was the second day in a row the district experienced two homicides in a day. On Thursday, Clifton Francis and David Watkins Jr. were killed in a double homicide. Police have arrested a suspect in that case.





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