Readers Report Shots Fired at 11th and Euclid St, NW; Also MPD reports a Shooting in the 1300 Block of Orren St NE

A reader reports:

“Five rapid gun shots last night at 4am exactly at the corner of Euclid and 11th in Columbia Heights. Our house is right next to the corner, it was extremely loud. It woke up our entire house. Very scary!

I called 911 and 4 cop cars arrived within 2 minutes. They came up 11th and turned east on Euclid toward Sherman.

Anyone know if someone was caught or shot? There’s nothing on MPD Twitter or local news sites.”

another reader also reports:

“just wondering if you’ve heard from others about a shooting around Euclid and 12th at 4am this morning. We heard 3-4 loud shots, called 911 but could not tell whether police actually came or found something. There has not been anything about it on the MPD twitter feed so far.”

From MPD:

“The Fifth District is currently investigating a shooting that occurred at approximately 12:30 AM on June 17, 2015, in the 1300 block of Orren St. N.E.

Anyone who has information regarding this case should call police at 202-727-9099. Additionally, information may be submitted to the TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 50411.”

Update from MPD:

“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a homicide that occurred on Wednesday, June 17, 2015, at approximately 12:13 am.

Members of the Fifth District responded to the report of the sounds of gunshots in the 1300 block of Orren Street, Northeast. Upon arrival, they located an adult male suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services personnel transported the victim to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead.

The decedent has been identified as 25 year-old Larry Michael Lockhart of Northeast, DC.”

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  • I live on Fairmont Street and my unit faces the alley looking out towards Euclid. I heard the shots as well.

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