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Multiple people, including police officer, shot at in Washington DC

The juvenile succumbed to injuries, while the others are undergoing treatment

Multiple people, including police officer, shot at in Washington DC
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Multiple people, including a Metropolitan Police Department officer, were injured in a shooting incident in Washington DC on Monday.

In a tweet, the DC Police Department said it is responding to a shooting in the area of 14th and U Street, NW.

It also said that MPD chief Robert J. Contee III Chief Contee will soon address a media briefing.

Contee said the shooting occurred at the Moechella event, which was being held without permission. The injured include two adults, a 15-year-old and a police officer.

The juvenile succumbed to injuries, while the others are undergoing treatment. Several people were also injured while they were fleeing the area.

Contee further said that it appears a handgun was used in the shooting. However, there was no exchange of gunfire.

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