Man shot at eatery in Columbia Heights

The Washington Times Daily - - Metro -

A man was shot Sun­day morn­ing dur­ing an ar­gu­ment at the IHOP res­tau­rant in Columbia Heights, Met­ro­pol­i­tan Po­lice Depart­ment of­fi­cials said.

A po­lice spokesman said the man was shot at the res­tau­rant in the 3100 block of 14th Street North­west at about 6:30 a.m.

Re­ports said the man was con­scious and taken to a hospi­tal. Po­lice would not com­ment fur­ther on the man’s sta­tus.

The res­tau­rant was closed tem­po­rar­ily but re­opened by noon. An on-duty man­ager de­clined to com­ment about the in­ci­dent.

Wit­nesses said a man and woman fled the res­tau­rant on foot, and po­lice said they were con­tin­u­ing their search for the per­pe­tra­tors.

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