Report: Toddler Shot at 8th and L St, SE

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Alan Henney ‏tweets:

“DOUBLE SHOOTING W/INJ toddler, 8th and L Sts SE-DC. Gunman reportedly opened fire at market shooting adult and toddler. Injuries are NLT.”

update:

“u/d TODDLER/MAN SHOT- Brices Barber Shop, 1005 8th St SE-DC.Toddler shot in leg, 24YR-OLD man shot in legs too. Both NLT. Many shots fired.”

Updates as more is known.

Ed. Note: Last week a toddler was shot on Georgia Ave.

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scene via MPD

From MPD:

“Shooting in the 1000 block of 8th St. SE. Lookout for a White SUV with no tags.”

“PIO on scene of SE double shooting. Media staging area on 8th Street between M and L Streets”

“Update to shooting: 3 masked gunmen entered barber shop and opened fire, striking an adult male and toddler. Both transported to hospital”

5 Comment

  • Please post if there are any updates, you’ve got a solid contingent of Barracks Row area readers. This is awful and I hope that the kid’s able to fully recover.

  • sad that if this were deemed to be “terrorism,” this would make national headlines. but, alas, this is just normal everyday city gun violence. sad.

  • This is so beyond unacceptable. Middle of a Friday afternoon?! I am so glad the man and toddler are alive.

  • Wow, three masked men opening fire in a barbershop. That sounds like some kind of gang revenge or a mob hit or something. Hopefully the adult victim and/or other witnesses cooperate and they catch these terrorists

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