Police officers and first responders were sent to check on reports of numerous shootings and at least one car accident in Alexandria, Virginia on Thursday.
The scene happens to be in the 400 block of Howell Avenue- two blocks from where the GOP Congressional Baseball attack took place.
The authorities say three victims were rushed to hospitals with no life-threatening injuries. The suspect remains at large. The suspect is known to victims.
The Alexandria Police in its official Twitter account posted the message: “APD investigating report of multiple shooting 400 blk E Howell Ave. Avoid the area- Expect police activity, updates to follow when avail.”
A Twitter account with the name Del Ray Citizens also tweeted some messages related to the incident. It first posted the message: “Shooting in the 500 block of East Howell. Two people injured, car totaled, shooter on the run.” It followed up with a message of request to the public. It said: “On East Howell. If anyone knows anything please come forward. @APDInfo.
Photos of the smashed vehicles and scenes at the crime were also posted.
The identities both of the suspect and the victims have yet to be released by the authorities.
This is a developing story.