Man shot outside Columbia Heights Metro station

A man was shot outside the Columbia Heights Metro station in Northwest D.C. early Thursday morning.

D.C. police responded for a report of shots fired outside the northbound 14th Street entrance to the Metro station, just after 7 a.m. on Thursday.

The extent of the victim’s injuries are unclear, a spokesman with the Metropolitan Police Department told WTOP, but he is conscious and breathing.

No arrests have been made. Law enforcement are looking for a silver and gray mustang with Maryland tags.

The northbound 14th street entrance remains closed due to the ongoing investigation. The station is open for commuters entering elsewhere.

This a developing story. Stay with WTOP.com for the latest.

Fonda Mwangi

Fonda Mwangi is a Associate Producer at WTOP. Before joining WTOP she was an investigative intern at WJLA. She also wrote for student magazine, Envision, covering finances for college students. Fonda got her Masters in Journalism and Public Affairs from American University.

Like WTOP on Facebook and follow @WTOP on Twitter to engage in conversation about this article and others.

Get breaking news and daily headlines delivered to your email inbox by signing up here.

© 2021 WTOP. All Rights Reserved. This website is not intended for users located within the European Economic Area.

More from WTOP

Log in to your WTOP account for notifications and alerts customized for you.

Sign up