At approximately 8:30 PM, a shooting occurred on the basketball court located near 9th Street and Rhode Island Avenue, N.W. Several shots were fired by an unidentified suspect, and one adult male victim was struck in the hand. The victim is being treated at a local area hospital. Two suspects believed to be involved with this shooting were observed by witnesses fleeing eastbound on R Street, N.W. At this time, the investigation is in progress.
Previously there was a shooting on these courts in Aug. 2011.