Monday, March 19, 2018

Shooting Saturday in the 1200 block of Simms Pl. NE

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A woman was shot just after 9:30pm Saturday night in the 1200 block of Simms Place NE. According to an email from an MPD representative officers were already in the immediate area at the time, and on the scene while 911 calls were coming in. They found an an adult female with a gunshot wound and rendered aid, applying a tourniquet to control bleeding before the victim was taken to a local hospital. The original test alert included a lookout for two "males wearing all black clothing." The email indicated that police "on the scene stopped an adult male in reference to the investigation." Officers also recovered a handgun at the scene. If you have any information relating to this incident please call 202-727-9099, or you can anonymously text information to 5044. The event number listed in the alert is #I20180150222. This is in the northwestern corner of the Trinidad neighborhood, not far from the border with Ivy City.

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