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Man Hit by Shrapnel in Drive-by Near Nationals Park

by Tim Regan — June 15, 2016 at 8:30 am 0

1500 1st St. SW, photo via Google Street ViewA man was injured by shrapnel after someone shot at him from a car two blocks from Nationals Park just after midnight this morning, according to police.

The crime happened on the 1500 block of First St. SW at about 12:16 a.m., police said.

The victim was sitting on his porch when someone inside of a silver or tan sedan shot at him, according to a police report. Though the man was not hit by bullets, he did sustain shrapnel injuries in the middle of his back, authorities said.

Police have posted a lookout for a “gray or silver sedan” connected to the shooting:

Photo via Google Street View

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