D.C. shooter fired over 200 rounds and had 800 more, police say

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The antheral who opened fire from a D.C. flat Friday, wounding 4 radical earlier dying of an evident self-inflicted gunshot wound, had a large stockpile of weapons and ammunition successful 2 apartments helium was renting, constabulary said Monday. No 1 was killed successful the shooting, but 2 radical stay hospitalized successful captious condition, officials said. 

Police recovered six guns, 3 of which were afloat automatic, successful the flat that the shooter — identified arsenic 23-year-old Raymond Spencer — was firing from. Metropolitan Police Chief Robert Contee said Spencer fired much than 200 rounds during the shooting, and much than 800 unused rounds were recovered successful the apartment. 

In different of Spencer's apartments — this 1 successful Fairfax, Virginia — authorities recovered 3 much guns and "thousands" of rounds, Contee said. 

"This was precise overmuch a sniper-type setup," Contee said connected Friday, adding that Spencer appears to person either livestreamed oregon recorded and posted a video of the shooting online.

Contee said Monday that Spencer rented the Fairfax flat successful February 2021, and had rented the D.C. flat successful January 2022. Police judge that each of the firearms were purchased legally. 

"These are not inexpensive firearms," Contee said. "And we privation to get to the bottommost of that."

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The shooting took spot adjacent Connecticut Avenue and Van Ness Street NW successful D.C. connected Friday afternoon. Four radical — a pistillate successful her 30s, a pistillate successful her 60s, a 54-year-old antheral and a 12-year-old miss — were wounded.  

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