Police Investigate Shooting in Bladensburg

By Candace Rondeaux
Washington Post Staff Writer
Monday, March 26, 2007; 11:04 AM

Police are investigating a shooting in front of Bladensburg nightclub that injured three people early this morning.

The shooting occured about midnight in front of Crossroads Night Club in the 4100 block of Baltimore Avenue. Bladensburg police Det. Tracy Stone said today that two men and a woman were hit as they stood near the club's entrance when multiple shots were fired by an unidentified person.

The victims were taken to a local hospital where they received treatment for non-life threatening injuries yesterday.

Stone said the victims did not appear to be targeted and were innocent bystanders. Police believe an altercation that took place at the club about 11 p.m. may be linked the shooting.

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