Thursday, January 20, 2022
HomeNewsShooting Near Capital One Arena Wounds Metrobus Driver

Shooting Near Capital One Arena Wounds Metrobus Driver

-

A Metrobus operator was injured due to a bullet breaking through the glass of the vehicle he was driving in the vicinity of Capital One Arena on Sunday.

The driver working on Metro’s 70 bus route was hurt by shattered glass pieces after a stray bullet hit the bus around 6:30 pm at 7th and H streets NW in Chinatown, according to officials.

The driver’s non-life-threatening injuries were treated at the scene. No other injuries have been reported.

The shooting took place during a game between the Washington Wizards and the Philadelphia 76ers at Capital One Arena.

Monumental Sports tweeted that there was police activity outside the arena, but there was no reason to be alarmed.

The Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) is currently investigating the shooting and searching for the individual or individuals behind the incident.

You Might Also Like

Latest Posts

Police Arrest DC Teens With Stolen SUV After They Crash Near US Capitol

US Capitol Police (USCP) officers arrested two DC youths, aged 18 and 19, after they crashed a stolen vehicle near the US Capitol.

DC Health Announces Opening of Eight New COVID-19 Centers

DC Health is launching eight new COVID centers, which will provide vaccinations, boosters, at-home rapid antigen tests, and testing options.

Activists Organize Protest in DC Following Vaccination Requirement at Businesses

Anti-vaxxers are planning a protest on the National Mall on January 23 after the city's proof of vaccination requirement for businesses.