“MPD is on the scene of a barricaded individual in the 900 block of U Street, NW”

“UPDATE: MPD’s ERT located two individuals inside the building. They have been detained and detectives are investigating. The were no other individuals located inside the building. No injuries reported.”

Mark sends above around 8:30am: “Big police presence at 8th & Florida. 20+ MPD cars”

From MPD: “MPD is on the scene of a barricaded individual in the 900 block of U Street, NW. ERT has been requested to the scene. There are numerous road closures in the area.”

Update: At approx 8:06 a.m., an MPD officer was flagged down for a potential armed robbery in the area of 8th Street & Florida Avenue, NW. It was reported that two potential suspects ran inside a building in the 2000 block of Georgia Ave and may be barricaded inside.”

“MPD’s Emergency Response Team is on the scene and investigating. @HowardU and Howard Hospital are operating normally with traffic closures in the area.”

“The following road closures are in place due to this incident:

– 2000 block of Georgia Avenue, NW, between V Street and Florida Avenue.
– 700-800 blocks of Florida Avenue, NW, between 7th and 9th Streets

Updates will follow.”

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