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Woman shot in 3rd Street tunnel following alleged road rage incident, police say

The woman and her car were found in the 500 block of E Street SW following the shooting.

WASHINGTON — A woman was shot Friday evening in the Third Street tunnel after an alleged road rage incident, according to the Metropolitan Police Department.

Officers initially responded to the 600 block of E Street Southwest to investigate, but say the shooting occurred in the 395 tunnel southbound.

Preliminary investigation reveals that the shooting happened right after a road rage incident, but the exact specifics are still under investigation.

The victim, a woman, was found conscious and breathing, with a gunshot wound to the leg, in the 500 block of E Street Southwest.

Police say to be on the lookout for a black Honda Accord believed to be involved in the incident.

This is all the information we have at this time.

Stay with WUSA9 as we follow this story and provide updates.


Maryland State Police released video Monday of a fatal road rage shooting that occurred in March on Route 50 in Cheverly. The case is still unsolved, and police are hoping someone may recognize the driver or the car shown and come forward with information.  

The video comes from the dash cam of a tow truck being driven by 29-year-old Delonte Hicks on Sunday, March 19 at 4:45 p.m. 

Hicks' truck can be seen driving in the left lane of eastbound Route 50 near Cheverly when a small dark Hyundai Sonata passes on the right and moves to the left land. Hicks responds by moving to the right lane.

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