One dead, five injured in Washington DC shooting: Police

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One person was killed and five others were injured on Thursday in a shooting on the streets of Washington DC, not far from the White House, police said.

The motive behind the shooting is not known yet, police added.

The injured were immediately rushed to the hospitals for further treatment.

Police have confirmed that one adult male is dead and five other adults injured (at least one critical) following shooting in outside courtyard along 1300 block of Columbia road.

DC Police Department issued a lookout for the suspect through its official twitter handle.

“Alert: Shooting in the 1300 block of Columbia Rd NW. Lookout is for a light-colored Nissan sedan unknown tag# occupied by (2) males armed with AK style rifle, last seen in the rear of the listed location,” read the tweet.