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Police: Man shot, woman in custody after active barricade in SW DC Mandarin Oriental hotel

Police told WUSA9 that two guns were recovered from the woman inside the Mandarin Oriental.

WASHINGTON — Police confirmed that a man has been shot and a woman is in custody Thursday evening after an active barricade situation at a well-known, luxury hotel in Southwest, D.C.

The incident started around 7:40 p.m. at the Mandarin Oriental, located at 1330 Maryland Avenue Southwest, after at least one shot was fired in a hotel room, a police spokesperson said. Upon arrival, a woman was found barricaded in the room with a wounded man.

DC Police told WUSA9 just past 8:30 p.m. that the initial barricade situation had ended and that two guns were recovered from the woman. Police confirmed that the man was conscious and breathing after he was shot. 

Police closed some roads to cars as the investigation continues, however they have since been reopened. Those closures included the 1200 to 1330 Blocks of Maryland Avenue, Southwest at 12th Street, Southwest. 

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