Vikings draft pick, former HD Woodson star among 4 injured in DC shooting
WASHINGTON (FOX 5 DC) - A former H.D. Woodson high school star and sixth-round draft pick by the Minnesota Vikings was among four people injured in a shooting in Northeast D.C. Monday evening.
Defensive tackle Jaylen Twyman was the player injured in the quadruple shooting, which was reported in the 300 block of 50th Street around 5:09 p.m. Monday.
Upon arrival, police found two men suffering from gunshot wounds. DC Fire and EMS responded to the scene and took the victims to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Police reported that the victims were "conscious and breathing" when they responded to the scene.
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Two additional adult men were treated at local hospitals for non-life-threatening gunshot wounds.
The Vikings released a statement about the incident Monday evening, saying:
"Minnesota Vikings defensive tackle Jaylen Twyman was one of several victims wounded during a shooting in Washington, DC, today. We have been in direct contact with Jaylen and his family, and we are extremely thankful Jaylen is expected to make a full recovery. At this time we will defer any further comment to the proper authorities."
Police have released a photo of a vehicle they believe is linked to the incident.
If you recognize the vehicle, or can help them in the investigation, call (202) 727-9099.
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