Shooting in Bloomingdale around 4:30pm

Florida Ave, NW 4:49pm

Readers report: “Heard 8-12 gunshots at 4:30ish at R and Florida.”

“8-12 shots at least one hit at playground on Fla Ave/1st in Bloomingdale – fla Ave is shut down”

“Just heard 15+ rapid fire gunshots — in Bloomingdale – police now responding — in the direction of @bigbearcafe”

“They seemed to take two people away in ambulances”

From AlertDC: ” MPD reports Florida Avenue NW between 1st Street and R Street NW is closed due to police activity. Please use alternate routes.”

Update from MPD: “Alert: Shooting investigation at 1633 hrs in the 100 block Florida Ave. NW. Lookout for a black SUV with unknown tags, last seen traveling eastbound on Florida Ave. NW.

Updates as more is known.

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