WASHINGTON (AP) — Police in the nation’s capital say one man was killed, and eight others were wounded in a brazen Sunday afternoon shooting on a busy street in northwest Washington.

Investigators believe the shooting just before 5 p.m. Sunday in the Columbia Heights neighborhood was a targeted act of violence.

Police Chief Peter Newsham says three men opened fire on a group standing on the street in what he described as a targeted attack.

Two of the victims remained in serious condition on Sunday evening.

Police say the others had non-life-threatening injuries.

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