Report of Shots Fired in Columbia Heights

14th and Monroe St, NW Photo by DJ JunglEE

Update from Alert DC:

“MPD reports the following road closures due to police activity: 1400 Block of Monroe Street, NW and the 3200 – 3400 Blocks of 14th Street, NW. Please seek an alternate route.”

Update 1pm: “MPD reports the police activity in the area of Monroe and 14th Streets NW has ended and the associated road closures are open for travel.”

Emily reported around 11:15am: “Gunshots heard near Holmead place in Columbia Heights?”

Dorie replied: “Reports of drive-by-shooting”

A replied: “Yes. I was driving Lyft less than a half a block away from the shooting. Didn’t take time to look behind me. Got tf out of there instantly.”

Photo by Sam Dobbs

Update from Sam:

“Happened on Monroe St. My roommate heard it and spoke to cops who are here now. Confirmed drive by”

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