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At least 11 people, were wounded by firearms this morning in the U.S. capital

12 Mar

WASHINGTON, At least 11 people, including some children, were wounded by firearms this morning in the U.S. capital by attackers who were traveling in two vehicles, police said.

The Chief of Police of the District of Columbia said the incident occurred around 2:45 pm local time in a slum known as Tyler House, in the northeast of the capital.

This Obama's Washington D.C. His gun control!

This Obama’s Washington D.C. His gun control!

washubThe youngest of the wounded is 17 years old. Another was shot in the back and taken to a local hospital, but his injuries were not considered life threatening. Most were shot in the legs and arms by attackers.

This is an area that has been the scene of frequent shootings weekend night.

Although the crime rate declined in the past decade to its lowest level in 20 years, the city maintains a level of nearly 22 homicides per 100,000 inhabitants, according to official figures, 2010.

The rape rate is 30.6 per 100, 000 citizens, 650 robbery and aggravated assault of 538 per 100 thousand inhabitants. In 2010 there were four thousand 510 crimes against property.

So far there have been no arrests in connection with this it is the most recent shooting.

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