Navy Yard Metro Shooting

The shooting occurred around 11:45 a.m. on a Green Line train at the Navy Yard station, Metro Transit Police tweeted. The station is in the Capitol Riverfront neighborhood less than a quarter-mile from Nationals Park, the home of Washington’s Major League Baseball team.Washington police tweeted that officers were looking for a thin man ages 25 to 27, wearing all black, with curly hair, who had a silver or gray gun. They added that an investigation continued by the station, in the 1100 block of New Jersey Avenue SE.

Assistant Washington Police Chief Andre Wright told reporters Sunday that the shooter and the victim got into an altercation on the train and that the victim suffered “multiple gunshot wounds” to his upper body.

Metro transit police and D.C. police responded to the shooting about 11:45 a.m. at the Navy Yard station. The victim was unconscious and not breathing. Emergency responders tried to help, but he didn’t survive.
The gunman shot the victim and then got off at the Waterfront station in Southwest D.C., police said. The train stopped at Navy Yard after the shooting.

Police said they were able to interview witnesses who were on the train when the shooting happened and are reviewing security footage as they continue to investigate.
Police said the suspect apparently argued with the victim on board the train. It was not clear whether this was a random altercation or if the two knew each other.Metro trains single-tracked bypassed the Navy Yard station for several hours after the shooting. The station reopened shortly before 4 p.m., and trains resumed service on both tracks. – Alexis enters Building #197 carrying a backpack. Alexis had legitimate access to the Washington Navy Yard as a result of his work as a contractor and he utilized a valid pass to gain entry to the building. We’ve detected that JavaScript is disabled in this browser. Please enable JavaScript or switch to a supported browser to continue using You can see a list of supported browsers in our Help Center. D.C. police Assistant Chief Andre Wright stated that the suspect boarded the Green Line train at L’Enfant Plaza and engaged in an altercation with the victim. The suspect shot the victim several times and then exited the train at the Waterfront station. The train continued to Navy Yard. Police received a call around 11:45 a.m. regarding a shooting aboard a Green Line train. Arriving at D.C.’s Navy Yard station, they discovered a man suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

Police are searching for a suspect described as a Black man, aged between 25 and 27, with a thin build. He was last seen dressed in black, with curly hair, and carrying a silver or gray gun.

This incident marks the second shooting at a Metro station in 10 days — on May 18, a man was fatally shot inside the Wheaton Metro station in Montgomery County, Maryland.

Terik King is an Associate Producer for WTOP. New to the news industry, before joining WTOP he held roles producing podcasts, unscripted television and content for MTV, the NFL and independent documentary production companies.According to MPD, the suspect boarded the Green Line train at L’Enfant Plaza and then the victim and suspect became involved in an argument on the train. During this argument, the suspect brandished a weapon, shot the victim multiple times and fled the scene. The suspect exited the train at Waterfront Station. The Metro train operator was alerted to the shooting as the train arrived at the Navy Yard Metro Station, where the train was ultimately stopped, and police were notified.According to Metro Police, the adult male victim was pronounced dead at the scene. He has been identified as 17-year old Brendan Ofori of Fort Washington, M.D. David Kaplan is on the scene as we continue to unpack the shooting on Saturday that killed one man and left the suspect on the run at Navy Yard Station Video from the scene at Navy Yard Metro where a shooting has killed an adult male on Sunday morning. Metropolitan Police are investigating & searching for a suspect.

There’s a large police presence near the Navy Yard Metro station in Southeast D.C. after one person was found shot inside an SUV during the Tuesday evening rush. The shooting victim was found in the 100 block of M Street SE about 5:30 p.m., police said. Their condition is not known, and it’s unclear where exactly they were shot. Video…
The shooting victim was found in the 100 block of M Street SE about 5:30 p.m., police said. Their condition is not known, and it’s unclear where exactly they were shot.Video from the scene showed a white SUV with a shattered window. Police taped off the area right outside one of the Metro station entrances and appeared to be talking to witnesses.There’s a large police presence near the Navy Yard Metro station in Southeast D.C. after one person was found shot inside an SUV during the Tuesday evening rush.

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