Police Investigating Report of Gunshots Near Franklin Square
D.C. Police are investigating reports that someone fired a gun several times in or near Franklin Square downtown earlier this evening.
Authorities first received a report that shots were fired near the intersection of 14th and K streets NW around 5:17 p.m. this evening, according to Officer Hugh Carew, a D.C. Police spokesman.
Nobody was injured by the gunfire, Carew said.
The gunshots rang out as many people were heading home from work. Witnesses reported hearing the sound of at least three gunshots, according to the Washington Post.
Police reportedly found bullet casings at the scene:
Additional pics from shooting scene at Franklin Square Park. No one hit, but bullet casing found pic.twitter.com/YfmghVzNHm
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