DC Metro System Is Turning Into A Killing Zone As Crime Surges In City

  • A dispute turned deadly Sunday morning on a Green Line Metro train, according to police.
  • Authorities responded shortly before noon to a shooting aboard a train at the Navy Yard station, police said.
  • “Unfortunately, despite lifesaving measures, the adult male victim was pronounced deceased at the scene,” Metro Transit Police said in a tweet.
  • The incident follows a shooting earlier in the month on a Wheaton Metro station platform, which resulted in the death of 18-year-old Tenneson Vaughn Leslie Jr., according to the Post, which noted Metro crime has spiked significantly year-over-year so far in 2023.
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