17th Street: Fireworks Were Source of Early-Morning Noises

by Borderstan.com April 9, 2010 at 8:12 am 1,450 8 Comments

There have been reports of numerous loud noises that sounded like gunshots or explosions around 1:30 a.m. in the vicinity of 17th and S Streets NW. A spokesperson for MPD 2nd District confirmed that the cause was fireworks:

At approximately 0130, there were multiple calls for service for sounds of gunshots from the 1700 block of 17th Street and the 1700 blocks of Q, Riggs and R Streets NW.  An officer was in the area and observed fireworks. A canvas revealed no actual gunshots.


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