Man Shot in Hill East in Second Ward 6 Shooting Today

by Sean Meehan October 23, 2015 at 10:54 am 1,256 4 Comments

Crime tape (Photo via Flickr/nullvalue)(Updated at 1:15 p.m.) A man was shot near the Potomac Avenue Metro station around 10:30 this morning.

The shooting occurred at the intersection of 13th Street SE and Pennsylvania Avenue SE, according to a police spokesperson. Police believe the suspects are in a blue or black vehicle and were headed toward downtown from the scene of the shooting.

The victim was hit in the leg and driven to the hospital in a private vehicle, according to an email from Metropolitan Police First District Commander Jeff Brown. Police believe road rage may have been involved in the shooting, noting that a traffic altercation between the victim and the suspect may have taken place at the Sunoco gas station near the site of the shooting.

The shooting is the second in Ward 6 this morning. Another man was critically injured in a shooting around 9:05 a.m. in Southwest near Nationals Park.

Photo via Flickr/nullvalue


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