Mass Shooting Occurs at Washington D.C. Juneteenth Celebration with a Police Officer Wounded and a 15-Year-Old Kid Dead

Mass Shooting Occurs at Washington D.C. Juneteenth Celebration with a Police Officer Wounded and a 15-Year-Old Kid Dead


A Washington D.C. Juneteenth celebration billed by organizers as a “peaceful demonstration” ended up descending into violence and mayhem on Sunday.

A law enforcement officer was shot and a 15-year-old child is dead after a mass shooter fired at the “Moechella” event in Washington D.C. at 14th and U Street. 

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Police say the suspect is a black man with curly hair, believed to be around 5’4, and he was wearing all black when he committed the mass shooting.

The Instagram page for Moechella features videos of black women twerking in support of Juneteenth. It is a free concert event described by Washington City Paper as “a free, go-go band-led event full of Black cultural spirit and anti-gentrification passion,” organized by rapper Justin “Yaddiya”

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