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Multiple Reports of Shots Fired

by Prince Of Petworth March 30, 2016 at 11:00 am 4 Comments

Photo by PoPville flickr user Phil

Shooting on 800 block of Tuckerman St. NW/500/600 block of Somerset Pl at 2:15pm Tuesday.

A resident writes to MPD4D:

“It seems that there were at least 8 shots fired, so I am surprised to hear that nothing was found, no damage/no shell casings. Did shot spotter detect anything?”

MPD responded:

“No Shot Spotter detection, however, shell casings were recovered.”

A PoPville reader reported shots fired “Around 810 tonight [Tuesday], a few blocks north of Sherman circle. [apprx 7th and Emerson St, NW]

From the MPD1D Listserv:

“Can you tell us anything about the 6 or 7 gunshots heard around 12th & H Street NE, about 1:50 am?”

MPD responds:

“there are no records of any call placed into 9-1-1 or the sounds of gunshots detected in the field from the area of 12th & H Street NE, from midnight to 3 AM.”

  • John

    Anyone have more info on the 7th and Emerson St incident?

    • OP says: “only heard 2 shots…..lying on the grass looking at the sky and then pop pop. Target practice in the highlands I guess….”

  • Anon H St

    Based on Twitter it sounds like multiple people heard gunshots last night around 12th and H NE, but apparently no one bothered to call police. Call it in, people! Don’t just assume someone else did it. We get the policing we deserve.

  • brightwooder

    2:15pm in Brightwood! It’s only a matter of time until an innocent bystander is hurt.


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