Photo by PoPville flickr user Miki J.
From an MPD Listserv at 9:15pm:
“What is happening on the 1000 block of U Street, NW? The south sidewalk and the African-American Civil War Memorial are closed off by crime scene tape and there is a pile of bloody clothes being guarded by your officers in front of the CVS.”
“Metro Transit Police are investigating a stabbing that occurred at the station.”
Update from MPD:
“Metro Transit Police report that the victim sustained a non-life threatening laceration to the ear. Metro Transit Police are investigating.”
The Washington Post reported it happened at 7:40pm:
“A man was cut on a Metro train Tuesday night during an attempt to rob him , authorities said.”