Weekend Crime: Three Cars Hit by Gunfire Near Nationals Park
Three 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.