‘CRITICAL INCIDENT’ – Mass Shooting in Washington, D.C.
DEVELOPING STORY: Police are investigating after multiple people were shot in Northeast D.C. Monday night.
According to a tweet from the Metropolitan Police Department, the shooting happened in the 1500 block of F Street.
There is no word on how many people were shot but police report there are multiple victims. None of the victims have been identified and no suspect information has been released at this time.
The police department categorized the shooting as a “critical incident.”
There are some reports that has many as six people were shot. This report will be updated throughout the evening.
Washington, D.C. has some of the strictest gun laws in the nation.
🚨#BREAKING: Reports Of mass shooting in Washington DC— R A W S A L E R T S (@rawsalerts) August 2, 2022
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Right now multiple authorities are responding to a mass shooting with reports of 4-6 people shot with initial reports of multiple individuals with gunshot wounds and injuries this is still developing… pic.twitter.com/0ovx3geci7
Police in Washington DC responding tonight to a shooting on the 1500 block of F Street NE. pic.twitter.com/hyMLSRQv0f— Andrew Blake (@apblake) August 2, 2022
Critical Incident Alert: MPD has responded to the 1500 block of F Street NE for a shooting. Preliminary reports of multiple victims. Updates to be provided from the on-scene PIO. Media briefing area will be shared shortly.— DC Police Department (@DCPoliceDept) August 2, 2022