We're on the scene @HowardU for the report of an active shooter. So far nothing confirmed. Take precautions if in the area.
— DC Police Department (@DCPoliceDept) October 17, 2017
Update from MPD 12:59pm:
“We’re still on the scene @HowardU. Still nothing found. Avoid 6th St from Fairmont St to College St; Howard Pl from Georgia Ave to 4th St”
“Update: The scene @HowardU has been CLEARED and lockdown lifted. Nothing found.”
From DC Traffic Police:
“Traffic Advisory/Police Activity/Street Closures on 6th St from Fairmont St NW to College St NW; Howard Pl from Georgia Ave to 4th St NW”
“Street Closures Update Georgia Ave from Euclid St to Barry Pl NW is closed”
“Due to police activity in the surrounding neighborhood, Kennedy, Banneker & Parkview Centers are now temporarily closed.”
“70,79,G2: Due to police activity near Howard Univ, buses may experience delays & route changes.”
Updates as soon as more is known.
Photo by PoPville flickr user Eric P.