10am Shooting in Brightwood Park near Kennedy Street

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From MPD:

“Around 10:00 am, MPD responded to the 5400 block of Kansas Avenue, NW for a reported shooting. MPD arrived on the scene and located an adult male suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment and the wound is deemed not life threatening at this time. The suspect is described as a Hispanic male with a red shirt and driving a gray SUV style vehicle.

If anyone has information regarding this offense please call the MPD CIC at 202-727-9099 or text at 50411.”

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  • “Good morning everyone! Going to grab coffee then go kill someone real quick”

    • Yeah, I don’t get this morning-shooting thing either. Are they all morning people who are full of energy and ready to shoot people first thing??

  • Who is the PSA Lt. for this area because these shootings are happening often? I am afraid this will be a long hot summer with violence in Washington, D.C.

  • One of the challenges facing Kennedy is the lack of daytime foot traffic. There are only a few legit businesses on the strip that draw a day time crowd (other than the drug dealing storefronts), and it makes it easier for stuff like this to happen in broad daylight. Hopefully some of the coming development will help this.

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