Shooting in Navy Yard just before 9:30pm Monday Night

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A reader reported just before Monday night:

“This is the scene outside my house right now. At least 9-10 gunshots at around 9:15. Man shot, that’s the clothes and towels in the foreground. He was awake when taken to the hospital. Cops said more like 15-20 shots. I think the victim is in stable condition. It was a very quick response by both the police and the ambulance, they were there in minutes.”

From MPD:

“Members of the First District are currently investigating a shooting that occurred at approximately 9:24pm in the 900 block of 5th St SE. Members of the First District responded to the location for a report of multiple gunshots and found an adult male victim who had been wounded. The victim was quickly transported to the hospital for treatment. This case is being actively investigated by the First District Detectives Unit. If you have any information, please call 202-299-2025.”