WASHINGTON, DC – One person was killed and another suffered injuries after a shooting led to a car crash early Thursday morning.

According to ABC 7, the accident occurred in the 2800 block of New York Avenue NE around 2:00 AM on June 23rd.

Metro Police responded to reports of a crash and discovered two injured people in the vehicle.

The driver had sustained critical gunshot wounds while the passenger suffered injuries caused by the crash.

The driver, identified as 29-year-old Darrius Watts, unfortunately died after arriving at the hospital.

The passenger, an unidentified woman, remains hospitalized. 

Metro Police continue to investigate the circumstances of the shooting and the accident.

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