WASHINGTON (WUSA) -- D.C. police continue to investigate an early-morning shooting in Northwest near the Gallery Place Metro station and Verizon Center.
Metropolitan Police Department officers responded to the shooting scene on 7th Street at H Street around 5:45 Monday morning. Once they arrived the officers found a man suffering from at least one gun shot wound. The victim was conscious and breathing when he was taken to a local hospital where he is expected to recover. We are told he has non-life threatening injuries.
Police officials now say that the incident started as an argument between two men inside the McDonald's in the 600 block of F St. NW at approximately 5:40 a.m. During the altercation, one of the men accidentally shot himself in the leg.
One man was detained and is being questioned, but so far no charges have been filed.
The 700 block of 7th Street, NW remains closed.