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Gunfire at DC Juneteenth Street Party Leaves “Multiple People” Shot Including Police Officer

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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. There is not a confirmed number of people wounded in the shooting as of this report; police have only stated “multiple people” were shot.

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.”

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.

— DC Police Department (@DCPoliceDept) June 20, 2022

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.”

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.

— DC Police Union (@DCPoliceUnion) June 20, 2022

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

Gunshots in DC on 14th and U pic.twitter.com/THq82qeGcl

— Emir Sfaxi (@EmirSX) June 20, 2022

3 people at least getting transported to the hospital after the shooting on U street #WashingtonDC pic.twitter.com/UGsYHaTbKz

— Emir Sfaxi (@EmirSX) June 20, 2022

This sucks people were just celebrating and having fun. Gun violence is ruining people livelihood in #DC this was an event to celebrate Juneteenth with Go Go pic.twitter.com/4LTmhCbLkq

— Emir Sfaxi (@EmirSX) June 20, 2022

More from another poster.

#DCSHOOTING #MOECHELLA pic.twitter.com/FXWg2eWRjK

— Stanley E Wilson (@SEWINNOVATIVE) June 20, 2022

@nbcwashington #DCSHOOTING #MOECHELLA pic.twitter.com/XmGAyVSrSE

— Stanley E Wilson (@SEWINNOVATIVE) June 20, 2022

@nbcwashington #DCSHIOOTING #MORCHELLA pic.twitter.com/6hB75h0zqI

— Stanley E Wilson (@SEWINNOVATIVE) June 20, 2022

@nbcwashington #UStreet #Moechella pic.twitter.com/KeWrFk8gzw

— Stanley E Wilson (@SEWINNOVATIVE) June 20, 2022

#DCSHOOTING #MOECHELLA @nbcwashington pic.twitter.com/xJLASsNHCD

— Stanley E Wilson (@SEWINNOVATIVE) June 20, 2022

UPDATES to come.

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