Friday Night Shots Fired and then a Shooting in Columbia Heights; Saturday Morning “Accidental Shooting” inside an apartment in Columbia Heights

13th and Monroe Street, NW photo by Emily Usher Shrair

From MPD around 11:30pm Friday:

“The Third District is currently investigating a shooting in the 1300 block of Euclid Street NW. An adult male has been transported to an area hospital with a non life threatening injury to the leg.

Motorists and pedestrians can expect road closures in the area as we investigate.

Anyone with information is asked to call 202-727-9099.”

From MPD:

“Last night around 11:30 pm, Fourth District units responded to the 1300 block of Monroe Street, NW, for the reports of gunshots. Investigation determined one vehicle was damaged by the gunfire, and ballistic evidence was recovered on the scene.

Anyone with video or additional information regarding this incident is asked to call 202.727.9099, or TEXT 50411. Links to video may be included in text messages and will be included in the case file if received (please include the address of your camera in the message). The case (CCN) number is 19-094-675.”

Regarding these shots fired, one reader reported:

“I saw two groups of teenagers about to fight. I saw one kid with a metal pole I heard him threaten someone and then there were about 5 to 6 shots.

From MPD around 10:30am Saturday:

“The Third District is currently investigating a shooting inside of an apartment in the 1400 block of Fairmont Street NW. An adult male has been transported to an area hospital with a gunshot wound to the hand. Our initial investigation has indicated that this was an accidental shooting as a result of the mishandling of a firearm. The weapon has been recovered on the scene. We will continue to investigate to determine if the weapon is properly registered and will take the appropriate enforcement action upon conclusion of the investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to call 202-727-9099.”

Recent Stories

“Dear PoPville, I was feeling a little under the weather yesterday when I went to the post office at Kansas and Chillum. While at the counter things took a sudden…

Thanks to Patrick for sending our friend from the National Gallery of Art. Friends of the White Whale Society is brought to you by the team behind Hawks*** around Town….

303 7th Street, SE Ed. Note: Almost exactly 8 years ago, then First Lady Michelle Obama visited Radici. Thanks to all who passed on the super sad news from Radici:…

“Alfie & Wesley – Mount Vernon Triangle. They are both very polite and enjoy belly rubs as well as fish.” If you have any animal/pet photos you’d like to share…

For many remote workers, a messy home is distracting.

You’re getting pulled into meetings, and your unread emails keep ticking up. But you can’t focus because pet hair tumbleweeds keep floating across the floor, your desk has a fine layer of dust and you keep your video off in meetings so no one sees the chaos behind you.

It’s no secret a dirty home is distracting and even adds stress to your life. And who has the energy to clean after work? That’s why it’s smart to enlist the help of professionals, like Well-Paid Maids.

Read More

Submit your own Announcement here.

Metropolitan Beer Trail Passport

The Metropolitan Beer Trail free passport links 11 of Washington, DC’s most popular local craft breweries and bars. Starting on April 27 – December 31, 2024, Metropolitan Beer Trail passport holders will earn 100 points when checking in at the

DC Day of Archaeology Festival

The annual DC Day of Archaeology Festival gathers archaeologists from Washington, DC, Maryland, and Virginia together to talk about our local history and heritage. Talk to archaeologists in person and learn more about archaeological science and the past of our


Subscribe to our mailing list