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Double Shooting in the 1300 Block of 7th Street, NW

Monday, May 7, 2007

Double Shooting in the 1300 Block of 7th Street, NW

At approximately 2:07 pm, on Sunday, May 6, 2007, police were called to the 1300 block of 7th Street, NW, for the report of a shooting.  Upon arrival police located two men, both 19-years-old, suffering from gunshot wounds received as the result of an apparent drive by shooting.  One of the men had suffered a gunshot wound to the upper chest shoulder area and the other man had suffered a graze wound to the buttocks area.  Both men were taken to an area hospital for treatment with apparent non-life threatening injuries.

A green 2000 Dodge Intrepid was seen fleeing the area on 7th Street, NW. It was later found abandoned at 4th and M Streets, NW.

The case is under investigation by detectives with the department’s Third District.  Anyone with information about this case is asked to call police at (202) 727-9099.