Police are on the lookout for a man connected to the shooting that injured four men in NoMa yesterday afternoon.
D.C. Police officers responded to a report of a shooting in the area of North Capitol St. and New York Ave. NW just before 4:30 p.m. yesterday. When officers arrived on the scene, they found four men suffering from gunshot wounds.
Those men were conscious when they were taken to the hospital, police said.
Additionally, authorities said someone behind the wheel of a car drove into a police officer who was rushing to the scene of the shooting. That officer was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injures, according to police.
MPD is on the lookout for someone described as:
Black male, 5’6″, medium brown complexion, wearing a black mask, dark colored pants and a black jacket.
Read more about the crime in a press release MPD put out yesterday evening:
The Metropolitan Police Department seeks the public’s assistance in identifying a person of interest in reference to a quadruple shooting, which occurred in the area of North Capitol Street and New York Avenue, Northwest, on Wednesday, June 8, 2016.
At approximately 4:24 pm, members of the Fifth District responded to a call for a shooting. Upon arrival on the scene, members located four adult males, all conscious and breathing, suffering from gunshot wounds. The victims were all transported to local hospitals for treatment. Additionally, an MPD mountain bike officer was struck by a vehicle a short distance away from the scene, while responding. The officer sustained non-life threatening injuries and was transported to a local hospital for treatment.
The suspect is described as a black male, 5’6″, medium brown complexion, wearing a black mask, dark colored pants and a black jacket.
Photos via MPD