Metro (WMATA)

Man Shot on Metro Train Near Mt. Vernon Square Station

NBC Washington

A man is critically hurt after someone shot him on a Metro train Saturday afternoon, police say.

Metro Transit Police officers responded to the Mt. Vernon Square station just before 5 p.m. for the report of a shooting.

They found the victim and he was taken to a hospital in critical condition.

Police believe the shooting happened on a green line train as it approached the station.

Metro Transit Police are asking for the public's help to identify suspects they believe are involved in the shooting.

Yellow and green line trains were temporarily bypassing the Mt. Vernon Square station and the green line was single-tracking for a short time. Service has returned to normal.

Stay with News4 and for updates to this developing story.

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