One dead, two hurt after triple shooting in Northeast D.C.

A woman is dead and another is in the hospital after a triple shooting-turned-police standoff Saturday morning in Northeast D.C.

Police say they first responded to the shooting call at 5:14 a.m. in the 1700 block of Capitol Avenue Northeast.

They found 48-year-old Vaughn Alexander Kosh suffering from gunshot and stabbing wounds in a residence. A woman, 38-year-old Alayna Dawnielle Howard, was dead at the scene after being shot. Another woman was also injured and taken to a nearby hospital.

Police did not say how long the standoff lasted. Kosh now faces first-degree murder and assault charges.


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