Why did the zoo close early today?
there were a ton of people filing down into the woodley park metro earlier and a bunch of cops doing crowd control.”
“Update – 2900 blk Conn Av NW – MPD & National Zoo Police investigating
Update – stabbing – 2900 blk Connecticut av NW – EMS transporting – 1 teenage male – priority 1 – serious, potentially life-threatening”
They [MPD, DCFireems] found a teen stabbed in the chest, according to Fire and EMS. The teen was taken to Children’s National Medical Center with life-threatening injuries.
As the zoo’s annual Easter Monday African-American Family Celebration ended at about 4 p.m., there was an altercation near the small mammal house on zoo grounds, and juveniles were removed from the property.