- The Washington Times - Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Metro Transit Police confirmed that a man was shot Tuesday afternoon on the Green Line near the Anacostia station.

The unidentified man was shot just before 1 p.m., and medics arrived shortly thereafter, Transit Police said.

The victim is conscious, and the station remains open, with trains single tracking.

A Metro spokesman said details are scant and will be released via the Metro Transit Police Twitter account.

The shooting comes after several months of violence on Metro and highlight a recent spike in violence. In late January, six teens were arrested for allegedly beating a man on the Red Line at the Gallery Place Station, and on New Year’s Day passengers were beaten on a Yellow Line train by a group of young people.

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