DC: Transit Police Seeking Public's Assistance in Shooting Investigation

Washington DC: Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, District of Columbia has issued the following press release:

Metro Transit Police detectives are seeking the public's assistance as they investigate a shooting believed to have occurred near a bus stop in Oxon Hill, Md., yesterday afternoon.

The incident is believed to have occurred shortly before 8:30 a.m.yesterday near the intersection of Glassmanor Drive and Irvington Street in Oxon Hill. It is not known whether the victim, a 53-year-old man, was physically at the bus stop when he was shot.

The victim, who has a cognitive disability, is believed to have traveled by bus and train to a church in the District. Upon arrival, others noticed that the man did not look well and called EMS. Shortly thereafter, it was determined that he was suffering from a gunshot wound.

The man was transported to an area hospital where he remains in stable condition.

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