Photo by Jason Bowers
Readers first started reporting around 11:34pm (follow @PoPville on twitter if interested in getting the real time reports):
“6-8 gunshots just rang out near 14th and Irving”
“Shooting at 14th, between Irving & Columbia. 15+ shots. EMS & cops on scene”
“broken record: 8-10 gunshots in Columbia heights moments ago … cop cars rushing in. Guessing near 14th & Columbia. (I’m 2-3 blocks from there…)”
“The Third District is currently investigating a shooting in the 3000 block of 14th Street NW.
An adult male has been transported to an area hospital with critical gunshot wounds to the upper body.
Motorists and pedestrians can expect road closures in the area as we investigate.
Anyone with information is asked to call 202-727-9099.
A second victim (adult female) drove themselves to an area hospital and is being treated for a non life threatening gunshot to the upper torso.”