January 13, 1997 in Nation/World

One Killed, 5 Hurt In Shootings

Compiled From Wire Services

A gunman sprayed patrons with gunfire as they left a Washington nightclub early Sunday, killing a man and wounding five other people.

Sgt. Joseph Gentile, spokesman for District of Columbia police, said the shootings occurred about 3 a.m. outside as d’Carchet Club near the Maryland border closed for the night.

Investigators did not know why the gunman fired.

Thoughts and opinions on this story? Click here to comment >>

Get stories like this in a free daily email