Shooting involving off-duty FBI officer in Northeast DC

A police investigation is underway following a shooting involving an off-duty FBI Police officer on a major D.C. highway.

No one was injured in the shooting near Kenilworth Avenue NE around 1:30 p.m. Saturday, according to the Metropolitan Police Department.



An FBI spokesperson told WTOP in an email that the shooting is being investigated by the FBI’s Inspection Division. The FBI Police is a uniformed division that provides security for the bureau’s properties and personnel.

The WTOP Traffic Center reported that northbound DC-295 was closed between Pennsylvania Avenue SE and Burroughs Avenue NE for about 6 hours due to the FBI investigation.

For the latest road and traffic conditions, see WTOP’s traffic page or listen to updates every 10 minutes online or on the air at 103.5 FM.

Below is a map of the area where the shooting occurred:

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