DC Police: Reports of ‘multiple people shot’ including officer

DC Police say “multiple people” have reportedly been shot near the intersection of 14th and U Street in Northwest.

DC Police say “multiple people” have reportedly been shot near the intersection of 14th and U Streets in Northwest.

The shooting was first reported to WTOP after 8 pm in the area near the “Moechella” event — a downtown Juneteenth celebration.

Department spokespersons couldn’t say how many people were shot during the incident. Police say an officer was among the victims and that they are looking for a suspect at this time.

Chief Robert Contee is expected to provide the media briefing.

Police announced several street closures as a result of the shooting in Northwest. The investigation is ongoing.

A map of the approximate shooting location is shown below.

This is a developing story.

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