Police Investigating Fight At Union Station | WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio

: News

Filed Under:

Police Investigating Fight At Union Station

Play associated audio

By Rebecca Blatt

Police are investigating what they're calling a "large fight" that closed the Union Station Metro platform this afternoon.

A Metro spokesman says the fight broke out on the platform around 1:15 p.m. today, involving as many as 20 people.

One teenager was taken to the hospital in serious condition, but his injuries that were not thought to be life threatening. The spokesman says police believe the teen was the victim of a robbery.

There were preliminary reports of gun shots on the platform. Metro now says that was not the case. The station was closed for about half an hour, but has since reopened and trains are operating normally.

NPR

'Queen Of Crime' PD James Was A Master Of Her Craft

A remembrance of murder mystery writer PD James, who died Thursday at her home in Oxford, England.
NPR

For A Century, Thanksgiving's Must-Haves Were Celery And Olives

Ari Shapiro speaks with Boston Globe editor Hilary Sargent on the use of celery and olives as popular meal items during Thanksgivings of the past and their eventual fade from popularity.
NPR

EPA's Proposed Rules Add To Obama's Collision Course With GOP

The Environmental Protect Agency has drafted regulations on Ozone pollution. The latest move exposes divisions between the Obama administration and leading Republican lawmakers over the environment.
NPR

Millennial Doctors May Be More Tech-Savvy, But Is That Better?

Text messages from your doctor are just the start. Millennials are the next generation of doctors and they're not afraid to say "chillax" in a consultation or check Twitter to find medical research.

Leave a Comment

Help keep the conversation civil. Please refer to our Terms of Use and Code of Conduct before posting your comments.