Jackie Bensen

Man Shot Outside George Washington University Hospital; Gunman Sought

Police have released surveillance photos of a man who shot another man just feet from George Washington University Hospital and a busy Metro station Tuesday night. 

Investigators say the two men were arguing with each other on the 900 block of 23rd Street NW when the suspect pulled out a gun and shot the victim at 7:40 p.m. 

The victim walked into the hospital's emergency room for help. Witnesses say he was shot outside the doors of the hospital. 

A hospital spokewoman said the facility was briefly placed on lockdown. 

On Wednesday, police released surveillance pictures of the suspect.

Anyone with information that can help police is asked to call 202-727-9099.

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