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Gunshots Fired 8:45am near 5th and Jefferson – Update Arrest Made, Gun Recovered

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UPDATE from MPD:

“Around 8:40 am, MPD responded to the sounds of gun shots in the area of 5th and Kennedy Streets, NW. A lookout was provided for a subject in possession of a gun. The officers were able to locate this subject and recover a firearm. This person was arrested and charged for possessing the firearm.”

A reader reports:

“police are responding to gunshots on the corner of 5th and Jefferson. 5-6 shots. No injuries.”

Another reader writes:

“i heard 4 very clear gun shots around 8:40, but couldn’t determine the location. i’m closer to the georgia ave metro though.”

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