WASHINGTON DC - Last night (July 23rd) two men were injured in a shooting near 14th and S Streets. Both men were conscious and taken to the hospital One shot in the arm and one in the chest. Metropolitan Police report one man was targeted and the other was a bystander. The two victims are expected to survive.
"Enough is enough". That's the assessment Washington, DC Police Chief Robert Contee gave after yesterday's shooting near Logan's Circle which is a popular tourist spot. Contee visited the sight today and spoke to a gathering crowd, saying it's time to get violent criminals off the streets. He went on to say it's time we stop coddling and trying to help some violent criminals because some of them "might not want a job." The shooting came less than a week after shots near Nationals Park forced fans at the baseball game to seek cover and the game against the San Diego Padres to be suspended.
The Metropolitan Police are currently looking for two suspects seen feeling the scene in what was described as an older model Honda Civic. Police are offering a $10,000 reward for anyone that comes forward with information in the case that leads to an arrest.
Anyone with information on the shooting should contact police at (202) 727-9099, or text in tips to the departments TEXT TIP LINE to 50411.