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Shooting in Washington, DC: Several people, including police officers, shot near a Juneteenth music concert (watch a shocking video)

Washington, June 20: According to local media, several people, including police officers, were shot dead at a music event on U Street Northwest in Washington, DC, just 3.2 kilometers (2 miles) from the White House.

“The MPD (Metropolitan Police Department) is responding to the situation in the Northwest 14th and U Street areas due to shootings in which multiple people, including MPD officers, were shot dead. The media said 15th Street. It will be performed on U Street in the Northwest. Chief Conti to provide media briefing. ” US President Joe Biden visits Uvalde to mourn the victims of school shootings

In a tweet, the DC Police Department also confirmed that police officers were shot dead during the DC shooting. “We can see that one of the members working in the 14th and UStNW areas was shot. The members have been taken to the hospital and are in stable condition.”

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According to local media, the shooting took place at or near the venue for a June music concert called “Moechella” on 14th and U Streets. According to local US media, there are unconfirmed reports that foot police have shot dead one MPD police officer and are asking everyone to avoid the area. | A former Amazon Web Services engineer convicted of hacking data from 100 million customers.

With the rise of gun violence in the United States, President Joe Biden said the United States needs to ban offensive weapons to protect children and families, or raise the age to buy from 18 to 21. Said.

“We need to ban offensive weapons …. If that’s not possible, we need to raise the purchase age from 18 to 21. We ban large magazines. Strengthen background checks. We will enact a safe storage law and a danger signal law. We will eliminate the liability exemption of gun manufacturers. “

He further stated that this was not a deprivation of someone’s rights. “It’s about protecting children. It’s about protecting families. It’s about protecting communities. It’s about going to school, going to grocery stores, going to church without being shot and killed. That’s it, “he said.

“This isn’t about robbing someone’s gun … we believe that responsible gun owners should be treated as an example of how all gun owners should behave,” he said. Said.

On May 24, a mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, killed several people, including 19 children. According to CNN, this was the most deadly attack since the 2018 Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Florida.

A shooting struck at a high school graduation ceremony in New Orleans on May 31, killing an elderly woman and injuring two others.

The shooting took place outside the convocation center on the Xavier University campus, where Morris Jeff High School graduates gathered, NBC News quoted New Orleans police.

On June 1, CNN quoted police as reporting that at least four people were killed in a shooting on a hospital campus in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Shootouts in the United States are on the rise. (ANI)

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