Thursday 5 PM Shooting, 1400 Block of R Street NW

by Borderstan.com November 17, 2011 at 6:50 pm 1,741 5 Comments

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Looking west on R Street NW from 14th Street NW around 5:30 pm Thursday. (Luis Gomez Photos)

More photos of the crime scene are on Borderstan’s Facebook page.

From Luis Gomez. Catch his photos on Picplz and at One Photograph A Day. Follow him on Twitter @LuisGomezPhotos.

One man was shot at 4:53 pm Thursday on the 1400 block of R Street NW. According to bystanders and police, the man was shot in the middle of the street, possibly in front of 1416 R Street NW. DC Police blocked off the entire 1400 block with tape; pedestrians were not being allowed to enter the area on R Street between Johnson Avenue and 14th Street NW.

According to The Washington Post, a police spokesman said they are looking for a suspect “described as a 30-year-old man wearing a white T-shirt.”

Police ask that anyone with information call the Metropolitan Police Department at 202-727-9099 or 1-888-919-CRIME (1-888-919-2746) or text at 50411.

Following is the Police Alert:

Police Alert-Shooting. Shooting,1653,1400 Block R St.NW,No Description at this time DO NOT TAKE ACTION CALL 911 W/EVENT #I20110597825

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