via google maps
“On 9/25/2019, at approximately 11:45 PM, members of the Fifth District responded to the 1400 block of Montana Avenue, NE, for the report of a shooting. Once they arrived on the scene, the officers located an adult male victim, who was suffering from a gunshot wound to the foot. The victim was transported to the hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. At this time, there is no usable suspect lookout.
Anyone with information regarding this event is encouraged to call (202) 727-9099, or send an anonymous text to 50411.”
Multiple readers reported a huge police presence including a helicopter in Columbia Heights/Mount Pleasant/Adams Morgan last night:
“We saw several police officers out with flashlights checking the dumpsters behind our place and a few helicopters with searchlights – any idea what’s going on? We asked the cop and he said it would be a good idea if we went home soon (right outside our place). 14th and Florida area…”
One reader wrote us on twitter: “I heard what sounded like a gunshot around 9:20 near 14th and Columbia”
Another reader reported:
“Shots fired 3100 block Mass around 1am near South African embassy, fire reported in same area shortly thereafter, Mass shut down by fire response”
Spotted in Friendship Heights:
Thanks to Craig for sending: “These are the movie posters outside closed AMC theatre at Mazza Gallery. These were the last movies shown before the pandemic.
via google maps Readers reported: “Just heard gunshots near 12th and V St, NW. 5 or 6 shots.” “Cops appear to be now on scene.” “5-6 shots fired between 14th,…
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