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Multiple Shootings Saturday Night including “Shootout/Car Crash/Fire on Sherman”

by Prince Of Petworth July 26, 2015 at 1:09 pm 38 Comments

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A reader reports (and multiple readers also tweeted @PoPville):

“There was a shootout and fiery car crash on Sherman Ave tonight (Saturday around 11pm) in between Irving St and Columbia Rd. We heard 5 or so gunshots and then looked out to see a crashed car in flames and numerous shell casings covering the sidewalk. Not exactly the wild and crazy Saturday night I was hoping for.”

From MPD:

“MPD is currently investigating reports of shots fired, as well as a car fire, in the 3000 block of Sherman Are. NW. There are no reported injuries related to this event, at this time. Please avoid the area as we investigate.”

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Also from MPD:

“On July 25, 2015, at around 11:47PM, First District personnel responded to the 1200 block of I Street, Southeast, in reference to a call for the sounds of gunshots. When the officers arrived on the scene, they discovered a victim inside the Potomac Gardens Housing Complex suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

The victim was transported to a local hospital by DCFD where he was treated for his injuries.

This case is currently being investigated by the First District Investigative Unit.”

and

“Around 1:00 am this morning, the victim was in the 400-600 block of Jefferson Street, NW, when he was struck by gunfire. He drove from the area and was found in the 4900 block of Kansas Ave NW. He was transported to an area hospital for medical treatment.

If anyone has information regarding this offense please call the MPD CIC at 202-727-9099 or text at 50411.”

and from AlertDC:

“Shooting at 0230 hrs in the 2300 b/o 11th street LOF b/m wearing white shirt and white shoes”

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