Readers started reporting around 1:45pm: “6 gunshots fired rapidly on north Capitol/ NY ave, tons of cops, guy on ground holding his leg”
“The Third District is currently investigating a shooting in the 1300 block of North Capitol St NW. An adult male has been transported to an area hospital with non life threatening injuries to the lower extremities.
Motorists and pedestrians can expect road closures in the area of North Capitol St and New York Avenue NW as we investigate.
Anyone with information is asked to call 202-727-9099.”