Man in serious condition after shooting at Anacostia Metro Station, police say

A man was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries Tuesday afternoon after he was shot at the Anacostia Metro Station. 

Metro Transit Police say at around 1:40 p.m. they received a report of a shooting at the station. 

When officers and paramedics responded to the scene, they found a man suffering from gunshot wounds on the platform. 

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D.C. police will be taking a lead role in this investigation. 

MPD Police Chief Robert Contee provided an update during a press conference. Watch below: 

Police are expected to share an image of a potential suspect later this evening.

Green Line service between Southern Avenue and Navy Yard is currently suspended as an investigation continues. Shuttle bus service has been established.