Man Hit by Shrapnel in Drive-by Near Nationals Park
A 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:
Shooting //1500 blk of 1st St, SW //LOF gray or silver sedan //6559 pic.twitter.com/tJ3GlML97T
— DC Police Department (@DCPoliceDept) June 15, 2016
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