Gunshots rang out in the American capital. The incident happened on Tuesday morning, September 21
The shooting was reported by RIA Novosti, citing a statement from Washington police. According to preliminary reports, five people were injured, including a teenager aged 13.
Law enforcers said the incident occurred in the southeastern part of the city. Three of the injured were taken to a medical facility. Two others managed to reach the hospital on their own.
Robert Conti, head of the D.C. Metropolitan Police Department, said an unidentified man opened fire on people who were standing outside a grocery shop on Alabama Avenue.
The head of law enforcement spoke to reporters and said what happened was unacceptable and that “no one should put up with it”. No word yet on the arrest of the culprit.Sudan detains 21 officers for involvement in coup attempt