1 Shot, Wounded Near Dupont Circle; Suspect Arrested

Aftermath of Dupont Circle shooting
NBC Washington

One person was shot and wounded in the area of Dupont Circle Wednesday evening and police arrested a suspect. 

Someone opened fire before 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, when the area is usually full of people. 

The victim was taken to a hospital. Information on their condition was not released. 

Police were seen arresting a man a few blocks to the northeast, at New Hampshire Avenue and R Street NW. The department confirmed the man is the shooting suspect. 

A portion of Dupont Circle was closed during the investigation. 

Stay with NBC Washington for more details on this developing story. 

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