Man Shoots Self During Fight Downtown

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    D.C. Metropolitan Police Department headquarters

    A man is facing assault charges after a shooting shut down traffic near the Verizon Center.

    Two people got into a fight near the McDonald's on Seventh Street NW Monday morning, police said. One of them pulled out a gun and wound up shooting himself on accident.

    He went to an area hospital and was later released to police custody.