Washington, DC

Readers report:

“shooting on the corner of 9th and U right now – right in front of Nellie’s. Don’t know what happened but there’s a body in the street.”

“Yes, in front of the Brixton. I heard 5 shots at 8:45 pm.”

Update from MPD:

“Members of the Third District have responded to the area of Florida and U Street NW in reference to the sounds of gunshots. We have recovered shell casings in the area and a vehicle which has bullet damage to it. However, we have NOT located any shooting victims or individuals reporting that they were shot at. Officers and detectives on the scene continue to investigate.

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

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


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