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A reader reports a shooting/shots fired around 3pm at 8th and R St, NW.

From ALert DC:

“MPD reports the 1700-1800 Block of of 8th Street, NW is closed in both directions due to police activity. Please avoid the area.”

Also from MPD around 3:15pm:

“Shooting at the intersection of Holbrook and Queen Streets, NE. No lookout”

Update from MPD:

“Earlier this afternoon members of the Fifth District responded to a call for a shooting in the 1500 Block of Holbrook St NE. Officers located two adult male victims. The first victim sustained a gunshot graze wound to the abdomen and a gunshot wound to the leg. The second victim sustained a gunshot wound to the leg. Both victims were transported to area hospitals and are in stable condition. The Fifth District Detective’s Office is currently handling this investigation. Anyone with information regarding this offense are urged to contact MPD at 202-727-9099 or via text 50411.”


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