WASHINGTON (WDVM) — D.C. Fire and EMS responded to the scene of a fire on the 2300 block of Good Hope Court, Southeast, where they found three women who had been shot. Police said that they also found a three-month-old child on the scene.
Ashan Benedict, executive Assistant Chief with D.C. Police Department, said the D.C. Fire Department was contacted for a fire around 7:30 p.m. When they found a gunshot victim outside, they contacted police before putting out the fire.
Two of the women who were shot died, one is still alive. Police said they think this is a domestic incident and also believe that the suspect started the fire while leaving the apartment.
Police said the incident is still under investigation.
This is a developing story and will be updated.