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Victim Shot in Petworth around 11am “caught on video this crazy amount of gunshots”

by Prince Of Petworth February 15, 2017 at 12:25 pm 26 Comments

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“Something’s up near the 800 block of Crittenden – Buchanan to Decatur and 8th to 9th was blocked off”

“Dear PoPville,

It was a quiet morning around Sherman Circle when I decided to take my dogs for a walk. Just as I open the door the Ring doorbell activated itself and caught on video this crazy amount of gunshots. So scary and so dangerous!! There is a significant amount of cops at 9th and Crittenden… again!! Already a busy summer around that area. Just wondering when is going to stop!!”

MPD reports:

“Today around 11:00 am, MPD responded to the sounds of gunshots in the 4700 block of 9th Street, NW. The victim was located at a local hospital and is currently undergoing emergency medical treatment. The case is being investigated by detectives of the Fourth District. There is no additional information that can be provided at this time.

Anyone with information regarding this offense can call the MPD at (202)727-9099 or text at 50411.”

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