Last Updated on September 24, 2023, 3:07 pm
According to authorities, a shooting incident occurred on Saturday, September 23, inside a Cru Lounge, nightclub on H Street in Northeast Washington D.C., leaving one man dead and three others injured.
Officers were called to the Cru lounge and nightclub in the 1300 block of H Street in Northeast shortly before midnight, according to the authorities.
They discovered three men and one woman who had been shot there. D.C. Fire and EMS transported all four to hospitals, where one of the men passed away.
According to eyewitnesses, the shooter on Saturday was a Black male, around 5-foot-7 in height, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, according to D.C. police. On H Street, he was last seen traveling west.
Police have temporarily closed Cru bar and its liquor license has been suspended awaiting a hearing. The Alcoholic Beverage and Cannabis Board, according to an orange sign on the entrance. If bars are deemed to pose a risk to the public’s safety in D.C., the legislation has the authority to close them temporarily.
H Street is supposed to be an arts district, according to businesses on the block, they told News4. They claimed the incident serves as an illustration of the neighborhood’s current crime issues. Police are searching for a person last spotted running west on H Street NE while wearing a black sweatshirt.
Resident JB stated, “Me and my friends would like to come down here, but we are intimidated, and added that the area’s open marijuana usage and nightclub drinking discourage her from visiting.”
Peter, a different local, claimed that he had lived here for a while and that he normally feels comfortable everywhere in the city, and nothing good happens if you are out on the streets by yourself at two in the morning.
Due to this incident, fear and apprehension have spread among the people of Washington. Thoughts and Condolences to the victim’s family, who died at the scene, and prayers for the other three victims for their speedy recovery.
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