UPDATE: Gunfire at DC Juneteenth Street Party: 15-Year-Old Killed, Three Others Wounded Including Police Officer

Several people, including a police officer, were wounded by gunfire at a Juneteenth street party celebration being attended by hundreds of people in Northwest Washington, D.C. Sunday evening. The shooting took place on U Street between 14th and 13th Streets, about thirteen blocks north of the White House. UPDATE: Four people were shot according to police. A 15-year-old was killed. Among the three wounded is a police officer. Police were breaking up an illegal pop-up Juneteenth celebration called Moechella.

D.C. police respond to shooting at U St. Juneteenth celebration, screen image via Stanley E. Wilson/Twitter.

D.C. police: “MPD is responding to the area of 14th and U Street, NW, for a shooting incident in which multiple people have been shot, including an MPD officer. Media staging at 15th and U Street, NW. Chief Contee to provide a media briefing.”

Police union: “We can confirm that one of our members working in the area of 14th and U St NW has been shot. The member has been transported to the hospital and is in stable condition.”

Photos and videos from the scene show DC paramedics getting ready to transport at least three victims.

More from another poster.


UPDATES to come.

Video of sound of gunshots:

Video of police update:

Four people were shot. A 15-year-old has died, three others were wounded including a police officer. Police were clearing an unpermitted Juneteenth street party when gunfire rang out.


Crowd reacts to gunshots:

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