Man Charged With Killing 2 Men, Injuring 3rd in Southeast

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WASHINGTON — D.C. police have charged a man in a shooting that killed two men and injured a third.

Officers say on July 17, three men were found shot on Ridge Road in Southeast. Nineteen-year-old Anthony Chase and 27-year-old Eric Leeper were pronounced dead at the scene. The third man was hospitalized.

Police say 22-year-old Carlton Maurice Johnson of Washington was arrested Tuesday and charged with two counts of first-degree murder while armed in the deaths of Chase and Leeper.

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