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More Shots Fired by 7th and O St, NW at 10am?!? UPDATE: Confirmed Shooting at 8th and N St, NW

by Prince Of Petworth April 20, 2015 at 10:39 am 37 Comments

From the MPD-3D Listserv:

“Shots fired Monday morning just after 10:00am near corner of 7th & O NW. Folks coming out of Cambria Suites and at the nearby Starbucks scurried for cover. Considerable police response. Any connection with the events from Saturday night??”

Updates when more info is available.

UPDATE from MPD:

“Shooting, 1005 hrs, 1300 B/O 8th St NW, LOF a 4D, sadan, gray. B/M 19yr, 180lbs., dark skin, blk hoodie, jeans./2237″

Update from MPD:

“Metropolitan Police Department units on routine patrol heard the sound of gunshots in the area of 8th and O Streets, NW. Units canvassing the area found a 41 year old male, suffering from a gunshot wounds to the arm and groin areas. They rendered medical assistance and an ambulance was requested.

A witness in the area reported that the victim had been observed arguing with another male. That male subsequently fled after firing a handgun at the victim. An additional witness observed the suspect running from the scene. He enter a car a short distance away. The second witness had the presence of mind to record the tag number of the fleeing vehicle.

A lookout was broadcast, and the suspect vehicle was subsequently stopped. At the time of the stop, the vehicle was occupied by three persons, one of whom fit the description of the shooter. Detectives are on both scene and are continuing to investigate. There is a strong likelihood that this will be a closed case.

There are no indications that this case is related to any other event(s) from the recent past in that same area.

Anyone having additional information regarding this incident can call the Metropolitan Police Department’s Command Information Center at 202-727-9099.”

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