WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Washington, D.C. Metro Police Department is investigating a shooting that happened Thursday night in Southeast D.C. Police are asking for help identifying the vehicle involved.
Shortly after 10 pm, the suspect approached the victim at the 1500 Block of U Street in a vehicle. The suspect displayed a handgun and shot the victim before fleeing the scene. The victim was taken to a nearby hospital and is expected to survive.
A nearby surveillance camera captured the suspects’ vehicle. If you have any information about the shooting or recognize the vehicle involved, please take no action but call the police at (202) 727-9099 or text your tip to the Department’s TEXT TIP LINE at 50411.