Two Women Were Shot While Riding in a Rideshare Saturday Morning.
On Saturday, The Metropolitan Police Department said, “officers responded to the incident at the intersection of Georgia Avenue and Morton Street around 12:38 a.m.” Once officers arrived on scene of the incident, they discovered evident of a potential shooting, but no victims were in the area of the shooting.
A few moments laters, MPD was notified that two woman suffering from gunshot wounds had self-reported themselves into an area hospital for treatment. According to a police report, the driver of the rideshare vehicle was traveling on Morton Street, and as she was waiting to cross the Street (Georgie Avenue), a car started shooting in the rideshare’s direction.
Police said the rideshare driver then took both victims to the hospital. MPD’s police report on the incident said that the suspect was driving gray or silver Hyundai Elantra with heavily tinted windows.