Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) detectives are investigating two homicides.
At around 9:29 p.m. on May 14, officers responded to the 400 block of 2nd Street, NW for the report of a shooting. There, they found 27-year-old Leonard Turner suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead at an area hospital.
The next day, at around 4:55 p.m., officers responded to the the 3900 block of Minnesota Avenue, NE for the report of a shooting. There, they found three people with gunshot wounds. One of them, 28-year-old Lester Howard, was pronounced dead on scene. The other two were taken to a hospital. A fourth victim also sought treatment at a local hospital for a non-life threatening gunshot wound.