Man shot near Nationals Park

A man was shot in a vehicle and seriously wounded Wednesday morning near Nationals Park.

D.C. Police Chief Robert Contee told reporters that police first got a call for a domestic incident around 8 a.m. on K Street Southwest. Around five minutes later, they got another call for a shooting about a half-mile away on South Capitol Street near Nats Park.

Police found the man in a vehicle suffering from serious injuries, and he was taken to the hospital. The suspected shooter took off in a black SUV, Contee said.

South Capitol Street was closed between N and P streets for several hours.

Police are still investigating the shooting, which Contee said has “domestic overtones” and was related to the earlier call.

WTOP’s Jack Moore contributed to this report. 

Jessica Kronzer

Jessica Kronzer graduated from James Madison University in May 2021 after studying media and politics. She enjoys covering politics, advocacy and compelling human-interest stories.

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