After shots were fired early on Friday morning near Washington, D.C.’s National Mall, three people have been detained in relation to the incident.
The gunfire that was reported on Constitution Avenue Northwest at around 1:15 a.m. did not injure anybody.
At least two firearms were recovered, and the Metropolitan Police Department has verified that there were several shooters at the scene. According to the Police, the bullets struck three unoccupied vehicles.
In connection with the incident, the authorities have arrested three people: one teeanger and two adults, according to the U.S. Park Police who spoke to Fox 5 WTTG.
“There is no ongoing threat to the public,” Park Police said. “The investigation is ongoing and there is no more specific information at this time.”
Despite the fact that the incident occurred so close to the White House and the Washington Monument, it did not seem to have any political motivation.
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