A search was underway in the nation’s capital late Friday for a vehicle that police believe is linked to gunfire that left at least one person dead and at least three others wounded.

The vehicle being sought was a large silver or gray sedan, Assistant Chief Leslie Parsons of the Metropolitan Police Department of Washington, D.C., told reporters during a late-night news conference.

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The shooting occurred around 8:13 p.m. in the Southeast section of the city, Parsons said.

Officers responding to a call about gunfire found a wounded person and transported him to a hospital, then found another wounded person who later died. Two other wounded people sought treatment on their own at a hospital, Parsons added.

The victims were not identified and the medical conditions of the wounded people were not immediately known.

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Parsons advised members of the public who have information about the shooting to call the department’s tip line at 202-727-9099, or text the anonymous tips line at 50411.

Fox News’ Louis Casiano contributed to this story.