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Reports of Multiple Shots Fired with Multiple Injuries around 4:45pm in Columbia Heights

: From MPD, “Shooting Investigation at the intersection of 14th Street NW and Spring Road NW.

L/O for 3 B/Ms, 2 wearing all black with black hoodies and 1 wearing a grey hoodie. Last seen in a dark blue or black vehicle with tinted windows going N/B 14th St NW.

Nolan reported: “7 shot, 9 taken to the hospital, 1 dead.”

A reader reports:

“Was sitting in my living room on 14th St and heard 8-10 gunshots. Crowd and large police presence outside of the 3600 block.”

Hillary reports:

“5th ambulance arriving (and they seems to keep coming) in CoH north of Exxon and Pho on 14th — at 4:52 there was a rash of gunfire … sounded like two guns. Must have lasted 20 seconds.”

Photo by Nick Diakopoulos

Dave Statter reports: “@dcfireems busy with as many as 7 people shot around 14th Street & Spring Road NW.”


“MPD reports 14th St NW between Otis Place and Randolph St NW and Spring Rd between Spring Place and Holmead Place NW are closed due to police activity. Please use alternate routes.”

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