Shots Fired in Shaw Friday Night – Possibly near Meridian Hill/Malcolm X Park Too


On twitter a reader wrote us:

“about 7 gunshots were just fired near 7th and O or P streets NW.”

From MPD around 10pm Friday night:

“Members of the Third District are currently investigating a call for the sound of gunshots in the area of the 600 block of O St., NW. Units have located expended shell casings in the area, however no victims have been located. Traffic in this area may be affected by this investigation. If anyone has any information regarding this incident it is asked that you please call 202-727-9099.”

Also around that time on twitter readers wrote:

“pretty sure I just heard a gunshot near Malcolm X park. Any other readers?”

“heard it too. Thought it was a firework”

“I also heard something”

“Yes I heard it too.”

3 Comment

  • I heard what I thought were either two shots or fireworks at 9:30 in Adams Morgan last night.

    • Coming from the California Av/Columbia Rd direction, on the west end of AdMo toward the Hilton? I remember looking up from my book and actually saying out loud “that was a gunshot.”

  • 13th Street between Florida and W was closed off at 7:15 pm and according to the MPD twitter feed there was a shooting at 6:30 pm already.

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