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D.C.'s Columbia Heights neighborhood marks fourth shooting

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The Columbia Heights neighborhood in Washington has had its fourth shooting in as many days.

D.C. police say a man was shot during an armed robbery in the 1400 block of Spring Road in Northwest around 10:40 p.m. Tuesday. He was taken to a local hospital, where he is listed in serious condition.

The suspect, who fled the scene, is described as a black male, between 18 - 22 years-old with a thin build and short black hair. He was wearing black shorts and had no shirt on. Police say he was last seen running northbound on 16th Street from Spring Road.

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call police at 202-727-9099. 

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