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.
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