Wagswoofs – According to a news release from the police on Friday, one of the victims has been discharged from the hospital, while the fourth victim is still undergoing treatment.
Police in Washington, D.C., said on Friday that Patricia Harris, 35, and Tyrone Jacobs, 24, both from Southwest D.C., were shot near Nationals Park the day before.
The shooting took place in the 1300 block of Half St. SW, and Harris died there. Six people were hurt, including Jacob. They were taken to the hospital, but Jacob died there.
A news report from the police on Friday said that one of the victims had been sent home from the hospital. The fourth one was still being taken care of.
The Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) has identified a white Jeep Cherokee as a potential suspect car. The vehicle in question was stolen in an armed carjacking on Wednesday. Although police have recovered a car that is consistent with the description of the suspect vehicle, investigators are still working to verify its condition as of Friday.
Harris and Jacobs were well-known figures in the community near Nationals Park, according to friends and neighbors.
Artinese Campbell described Harris as a compassionate individual who had a genuine love and concern for her children.
According to Campbell, she is a diligent and devoted woman who puts in a lot of effort. He also mentioned that she is an exceptional caretaker for her children and has a kind-hearted nature.
According to Campbell, Harris is the proud parent of three children – two boys and a little girl.
“She would always speak to me whenever I walked by,” she recalled. “I remember her as a genuinely kind-hearted woman.”
According to Vicky, who preferred not to disclose her last name, the area at the intersection of O and Half streets has faced challenges related to crime and drug issues.
“There’s a lot happening at this corner,” Vicky said, pointing to the bustling street. “It’s known for drug activity and selling.”
According to Vicky, she resides in close proximity to the location where the shooting occurred.
Vicky expressed her concerns about the safety of entering the store in that area.
According to some residents in the area, they have expressed their dissatisfaction with the lack of consistent police presence. However, Rene Anderson, who also resides near the location of the shooting, contradicts this claim by stating that the police are indeed visible in the area.
“It’s not the police who aren’t taking action,” she remarked. “The ones who should be held accountable for their actions are the individuals who are committing the crimes.”
If you have any information, please contact the police at (202) 727-9099 or send a text message to 50411.