WASHINGTON, DC (AP) — Nine people were wounded by gunfire, including two minors, early Wednesday morning in Washington, DC, police said.

Just before 1 a.m., police responded to a report of a shooting on Meade Street in the northeast quadrant of the US capital, Deputy Chief Leslie Parsons of the Metropolitan Police Department said in a statement. statement on Twitter.

Upon arrival, officers discovered multiple gunshot victims, including a 9-year-old boy and a 17-year-old boy, Parsons said.

A dark-colored SUV seen driving through the neighborhood stopped and then fired at victims outside who were enjoying the July 4 holiday, Parsons said, calling the shooting targeted.

Several victims were transported to local hospitals by DC Fire and EMS, while others transported themselves. All of the victims suffered non-life-threatening injuries, Parsons said. None have been identified.

It was not immediately clear if there was more than one shooter in the vehicle and no arrests have been made.

The DC shooting is the latest in a series of mass shootings over a violent holiday weekend. Twenty-eight people were shot, two fatally in a block party in baltimore early sunday. Authorities say many of the shooting victims were under the age of 18.

On Monday night, a man armed with a bulletproof vest opened fire at the streets of philadelphiakilling five people and wounding two children, ages 2 and 13, before turning himself in to responding police officers.

Three people were killed and eight others injured when several men fired indiscriminately into a crowd of hundreds of people who had gathered at a texan neighborhood after a festival in the area, authorities said. The shooting in the Como neighborhood of Fort Worth happened Monday night, about two hours after the annual ComoFest ended.

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