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Man Shot in Eckington 10pm Friday Night “20+ shots fired”

by Prince Of Petworth March 26, 2016 at 8:38 am 7 Comments

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From MPD:

“The Fifth District is investigating a shooting that occurred on March 25, 2016, at about 2200 hours. The victim was injured and is being treated at an area hospital for non- life threatening injuries. Anyone with information should call the Fifth District Detectives Office at 202-698-0660.”

Alan Henney reports just after 10pm:

“At least 2 CARS STRUCK BY GUNFIRE and man shot in shoulder, 2nd and V Sts NE-DC. Man already driven to hospital. 20+ shots fired.”

  • Eck res

    Ugh. This is like every weekend in Eckington. WTF.

    • Eckington resident

      Sources?

      That is just not true. There are not shots fired in Eckington every weekend.

    • ANC

      No kidding. We are having quite an ugly rash of gun violence lately.

    • CP

      Um, nope…

  • Concerned Eckington Resident

    Second shooting at that corner in as many months. Last one included a fatality. Begs the question when MPD will do anything about it.

    • ANC

      Let’s be fair, I’m sure the police WANT to do something. I hope they have the resources to address the clusterf— that our neighborhood is becoming.

      • Let’s be fair, their job is to protect and serve – wanting to do something is valueless and how we got in this position. The responsibility falls on the police, our elected officials and concerned residents to change this. What say you, ANC?

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