MPD officers on the scene of the shooting early Monday morning.
D.C. police are executing multiple search warrants for cars they believe were involved in a drive-by shooting that left 13 people wounded in front of the Tyler House Apartment complex on North Capitol. Detectives are trying to determine if the shooters came from two nightclubs in the rapidly gentrifying neighborhood, even as city officials are hoping to contain future bloodshed.
Residents of the Tyler house apartment building are terrified after yesterday's early morning shooting that left at least 13 people wounded.
"It was scary because all we did was hear the shooting it was a big blast of bullets and weaponry that we heard," says resident Darius Day. " And my son he was crying 'Daddy, daddy.'"
There's reason to be concerned, says D.C. council member Tommy Wells (D-6).
"We're very concerned about any retaliation or any ongoing issue that's happening between the young people with this," Well says. "What we don't want is for any youth from this area to then go somewhere else and retaliate."
Efforts are underway to avoid any escalation of the violence
Steve Jackson is the principal at Dunbar High School. One of his students was wounded in the shootout.
"We've already had conversations with our students about being calm and not retaliating and more importantly to try and stay safe," Jackson says.
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