According to an email sent to a local Yahoo group, MPD officers responding to a call for a shooting arrived in the 1700 block of West Virginia Ave. around 11:30 pm Tuesday night. They discovered a wounded victim, who was transported to the hospital. According to a Washington Post story, that victim was found in the street, and suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The article further states that police said the victim was listed in critical, but stable condition.
MPD released a description of the suspect as a black male, with a dark complexion, 25-26 years of age, 5’10, 210 lbs., with dreadlocks.
Any persons with information regarding this crime may contact the Fifth District Detectives’ Office at 202-698-0260, or the MPD Command Information Center at 202-727-9099. Reference CCN# 16-168-978
Didn't get an alert for a shooting at that location? That's because the alert went out for Raum Street, which intersects with West Virginia Avenue in the northwestern corner of the Trinidad neighborhood.
Alert: SHOOTING at 2328 hrs in the 1100 block of RAUM ST. NE. NO Lookout .
DO NOT TAKE ACTION CALL 911 W/ EVENT #
Sent to 5th District (PSA 501-508) Alert DC
Sent by MPD CAD #6864