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Details about the 7:15pm Shooting in the 1300 block of Hamilton St, NW (Hamiliton Recreation Center)

by Prince Of Petworth August 19, 2016 at 8:54 am 17 Comments

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Thanks to all who tweeted info to @PoPville while events were unfolding last night.

From MPD:

“Around 7:15 PM, MPD responded to the sounds of gun shots in the 1300 block of Hamilton Street, NW. Officers located the victim on the Hamilton Recreation Center who reported that while he was playing basketball he observed two people opening his backpack. He approached these two people and one of them displayed a handgun. The victim ran off and heard the sounds of gun shots. He also observed one of the people take his backpack and motorized bike. The victim was unharmed and no one reported injuries as a result of the gun shots. The Fourth District Detectives are investigating this case.

If anyone has information, please call the MPD at (202)727-9099 or text at 50411”

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