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Shooting Near Shaw Metro Around 4:45pm Sat. Afternoon

by Prince Of Petworth August 15, 2015 at 5:06 pm 31 Comments

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A reader reports:

“Drive by at 7th and S (right outside of the old fishnet), 5-6 shots. Huge police presence on the scene. There is someone down, being attended to. It appears to be serious.”

From @DCPolicedept:

“Shooting in 1800 block 7th St NW @ 1648 hrs. MPD on scene. No lookout at this time”

Another reader writes:

“Live right there. Heard 9 loud shots in quick succession. 7th and S intersection closed off”

and

“Shaw station is closed due to police activity. Apparently they won’t let anyone out or in the station.”

From Metro Transit Police:

“Police activity outside Shaw-Howard Station, topside, is a @DCPoliceDept investigation. S St entrance closed. R St entrance open. #wmata”

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