Barricade situation brings Georgia Avenue closure, helicopters and swat team

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This morning started nice, then police, helicopters and ERT (DC’s version of SWAT) closed down Georgia Avenue between Hamilton and Kennedy Streets (5200 to 5300 Georgia Ave NW) due to a man with a gun, allegedly barricaded inside 5320 Georgia Ave.

WJLA reports it may stem from a 911 call regarding an attempted home burglary at 4am on Ingraham Street.

DC Police report no injuries and that no one is in danger.

Update: A massive response, however, that is now over. MPD reports the streets have reopened.

Drew Schneider

Local DC blogger in Petworth, Washington DC.



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