At least six people have been shot on these streets of Washington DC tonight, in the area of Columbia Heights:
FOX5DC – DC police are investigating a shooting in Columbia Heights Thursday night.
Police say they received a report for a shooting in the 1300 block of Columbia Road NW at around 10:06 p.m.
At least six people have been shot, according to police. No word on fatalities at this time, but police say homicide has been called.
Here’s a video from someone at the scene:
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We don’t know much more than this at the moment, but hopefully there are no fatalities.
UPDATE: NBC Washington is saying that it was four people who were shot and two are in critical condition:
Four people were shot in Columbia Heights, police said. Two are in critical condition.
The shooting took place in the busy 1300 block of Columbia Road NW, police said.
All four victims are being transported to hospitals with various wounds, police said.
Homicide detectives were called to the scene.
UPDATE 2: It turns out six people were shot. Five were wounded and one is dead…
NEWS 18 – One person was killed and five others wounded on Thursday in a shooting on the streets of Washington, DC, not far from the White House, police said.
Police have not apprehended a suspect as of late Thursday and do not know the motive for the shooting, said Metropolitan Police commander Stuart Emerman. He said it is not an active shooting situation. “Detectives are interviewing witnesses and looking for camera footage,” Emerman said.
Of the five wounded victims of the shooting, two were considered critcal and other injuries ranged from serious to minor, but all were expected to survive their injuries, he said. All of the victims are adults, Emerman said.
The gunfire erupted in the Columbia Heights neighborhood, about two miles (three km) from the White House on Thursday night about 10 p.m., and happened outdoors in a courtyard of an apartment building, police said.
ABC affiliate WJLA-TV posted images on Twitter of ambulances carrying victims from the scene and said there had been a “massive” police response at the intersection of 14th Street and Columbia Road.
Note they say a suspect has not been arrested yet, but this isn’t an active shooter situation.