I first became aware of the situation when a Twitter follower sent me the tweet below:
@frozentropics At least 10 squad cars just tore ass down 17th St NE towards Benning Rd. Helicopter is now overhead #HStNE
— Alyson Ann Cina (@AACina) December 7, 2012
Shortly after I was walking down Florida Avenue when I saw an ambulance and a police car speed towards NW (quickly followed by another MPD vehicle). All of their lights were flashing.
Apparently, there was a shooting. The good news is that MPD caught the suspected shooter.
Shooting @ 2014 hours_1800 blk. of Maryland Ave, NE.Suspect in custody/ 5760But it doesn't sound likely that the victim will make it.
— DC Police Department (@DCPoliceDept) December 7, 2012
D.C. has a probable homicide, 1834 Maryland Ave NE. Woman has been shot and is in cardiac arrest.
— Alan Henney (@alanhenney) December 7, 2012
A Washington Post blog reports that the victim has died. According to the post, Kathy Henderson