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1 injured in Columbia Heights shooting


A male was shot and wounded Tuesday evening near the Columbia Heights Metro Station, the Metropolitan Police Department said.

Officers responded to a call for shots fired in the 1400 block of Columbia Road in Northwest just after 7 p.m. They found a male suffering from a gunshot wound. He was breathing and conscious when transported to a local hospital, a police spokesman said.

Police Tuesday night had not said whether the victim was an adult or a juvenile.

No arrests have been made.

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