Gang Fight Temporarily Closes Union Station

Photo by PoPville flickr user Rukasu1

WMATA says:

” Union Station Metrorail station was closed for approximately 30 minutes from 1:15 to 1:45 p.m. today (June 6 4) while Metro Transit Police investigated a shooting that took place in the station.

Police remain on the scene and continue their investigation.”

And thanks to a reader for sending in the WUSA9 report:

“A Metro spokesman tells 9NEWS NOW a fight broke out at Union Station between about 15 juveniles. During the fight, a handgun was observed. He cannot confirm that any type of shooting took place. DC Police and Metro police are investigating.”

WMATA Update 2:41pm:

“The preliminary investigation indicates that the incident began when a large group of individuals were involved in an altercation on the platform. One minor was injured in the fight. He is believed to be a victim of a robbery. He was taken to a nearby hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The incident was initially reported to be a shooting, however police do not believe that a shooting took place.

Transit Police continue to investigate the incident.”

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