- Associated Press - Thursday, September 1, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) - Police say two young men have been charged with firing a BB gun at pedestrians in the Van Ness neighborhood of northwest Washington.

District of Columbia police said in a news release that the shootings occurred on Tuesday night and Wednesday afternoon. In the first incident, three people, including a security guard, were hit by BB pellets. One suffered minor injuries.

The next day, another man was struck by a BB pellet and sustained minor injuries.

Police say the gun was fired from a residence on Van Ness Street, Northwest. On Wednesday, police arrested 19-year-old Hudson Taylor and 22-year-old Daniel Hernandez, both of northwest Washington.

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times is switching its third-party commenting system from Disqus to Spot.IM. You will need to either create an account with Spot.im or if you wish to use your Disqus account look under the Conversation for the link "Have a Disqus Account?". Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More

Click to Hide