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Two Men Shot Near Shaw Skate Park

by Tim Regan July 25, 2016 at 6:20 am 0

Police_CruiserSomeone shot and injured two men near a skate park in Shaw early this morning, police said.

The shooting happened near the intersection of 11th and Q streets NW just before 2:30 a.m., according to authorities.

“The Third District is currently on the scene of a double shooting near the skate park at 11th and Q Streets NW,” MPD Commander Stuart Emerman wrote to in an email to a police listserv early this morning. “2 adult males have been transported to area hospitals for treatment. ”

Police posted more information about the shooting on Twitter shortly after it occurred:

Police closed the 1600 block of 11th St. NW in both directions for hours to investigate the crime. The area was reopened to traffic around 6:45 a.m.

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