“At around 1:50 am there was a shooting in the area of 9th and Jefferson Streets NW, the complainant was in his vehicle when he heard the sounds of gunshots, he left the area and discovered that his vehicle had been struck. No injuries were reported. Several minutes later, a victim was sitting in his vehicle in the 1200 block of Ingraham Streets NW, when he was approached by 4 males and several of them began shooting into the vehicle. The victim was struck numerous times in the legs and was taken to a local hospital. The victim is in stable condition.
High visibility patrol beats with a specific and directed focus on this area is deployed, the detectives are investigating these cases. The only information that we have so far are (4) black males, one of whom is light complexioned approximately 6’ in height.
We ask that anyone with information contact the MPD CIC at 202-727-9099 or text MPD at 50411.”
And just after 11pm @DCPoliceDept tweeted:
“MPD Alert: shooting/400 18th ST NE LOF 1 B/M wearing all black armed with a firearm.”