MPD-involved shooting at Georgia and Randolph Street

Georgia Avenue & Randolph NW (photo: Google)

Georgia Avenue & Randolph NW (photo: Google)

MPD responded to the sounds of gunshots at Randolph and Georgia Avenue this afternoon around 2pm. Reportedly, a man was shooting a gun at Metro buses. MPD shot the suspect, who was taken to the hospital for surgery. No other injuries were reported.

Georgia Avenue is closed to traffic while MPD investigates the shooting, but the Petworth Metro is open.

WUSA9 has video shot by a person who was in the Safeway at the time of the shooting and witnessed the incident. People were told to shelter in place inside Safeway.


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