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Weekend Crime: Three Cars Hit by Gunfire Near Nationals Park

by Sean Meehan — December 14, 2015 at 10:50 am 0

MPD Police CarsThree cars were damaged by gunfire on Sunday afternoon in Southwest near Nationals Park.

Police responded to calls of gunshots on the 100 block of O Street SW Sunday afternoon.m On the scene, police discovered shell casings and the three vehicles that were hit. No people were injured in the shooting and police do not have a suspect description.

Empower DC, a community organizing group focused on low-income District residents postponed an environmental justice tour planned for Buzzard Point due to safety concerns after the shooting.

On Saturday night, four men stole a woman’s car at gunpoint as she was parking near the Stadium-Armory Metro station about midnight.

The woman reported that four black men in dark clothing approached her car, flashed a handgun and ordered her out, according to an email from Metropolitan Police First District Captain Antonio Charland. The suspects fled the scene in her car, a red Chevrolet Cruze with Virginia registration.

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