Washington, DC

Florida and North Capitol Street, NE

A reader reported Tuesday night:

“This happened about 12 min ago (around 6:15pm). Saw guy unresponsive on ground at the Exxon. Cops swarmed shortly after and shut down neighborhood. Helicopter included

Neighbors said they heard 9 gunshots”

From MPD:

“The Third District is currently investigating a shooting at North Capitol and Bates Streets NW. An adult male is being transported to an area hospital with a non-life threatening gunshot wound 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.”

Later around 9:45pm MPD reported:

“Shooting Investigation in the 7200 block of Blair Rd NW. Lookout for a silver Dodge Charger operated by a black male.”


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