Two Men Shot in Second Columbia Heights Shooting Today
(Updated at 6:35 p.m.) Two men were shot in Columbia Heights this afternoon, police said.
The double shooting happened near 14th and Girard streets NW about 5:45 p.m.
The area is about a block south of where a man was shot and killed this morning. It wasn’t immediately clear if the shootings were connected.
The victims in this afternoon’s shooting were conscious after the attack, according to authorities.
Police released this tweet with a suspect description after the most recent shooting:
Shooting at 14th & Girard St NW. LOF B/M, 6'0", 20's, wearing white T-Shirt, blue jeans, sunglasses Last seen North on 14th Street, NW 4575
— DC Police Department (@DCPoliceDept) June 14, 2016
Some locals also posted these tweets from the scene:
Reported #shooting at 14th and Girard. Ambulance just left the scene. @WTOP @PoPville pic.twitter.com/JFs3fNoE2P
— Benjamin Ketchum (@GringoBen84) June 14, 2016
@PoPville and another one just now across from the Dunkin donuts pic.twitter.com/9HZDS9sYe6
— joannafaye (@joannafaye) June 14, 2016