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Shots Fired (shooting?) in Shaw around 9:30pm, earlier shots fired (shooting?) in Columbia Heights


7th and P Street, NW

Readers reported: “heard at least 15-20 shots, definitely some from a semi-automatic, from 9th and O around 9:30 PM.”

Just before 6pm a reader passed on a note from their building (1300 block of Kenyon street, nw):

“Please be advised that there was a shooting in the alleyway behind the building. At this time we do not have many details but all footage captured will be forwarded to the police. The police will be conducting an investigation and access to the garage from Kenyon Street has been blocked off. It would be best to use the 1300 block of Irving street to enter the alleyway.

Please continue to use caution as you enter and exit the building.”

Update from MPD:

“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Third District seek the public’s assistance in identifying suspects in reference to an Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Gun) offense that occurred on Tuesday, September 14, 2021, in the 1300 block of Kenyon Street, Northwest.

At approximately 4:47 pm, the suspects approached the victim at the listed location. One of the suspects and the victim were involved in an argument that escalated into an assault. During the assault the suspect brandished a handgun and shot at the victim. The victim was not injured. The suspects fled the scene.

The suspects were captured by a nearby surveillance camera and can be seen in the photos and video below:

Anyone who can identify these suspects or who has knowledge of this incident should take no action but call police at (202) 727-9099 or text your tip to the Department’s TEXT TIP LINE at 50411.”

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