Police in Washington, D.C., had shut down several blocks early Monday morning due to a "person in mental health crisis."
DC police shut down several blocks from K through M Streets, and asked commuters to avoid those blocks.
ROAD CLOSURES, police activity: 18th to 21st Streets on M through K and K through M on 18th,19th 20th and 21st Streets. Please avoid area— DC Police Department (@DCPoliceDept) November 16, 2015
Police activity at 19th & K Sts NW - barricaded person in mental health crisis. Traffic closures in area.— DC Police Department (@DCPoliceDept) November 16, 2015
Police later tweeted that there was no shooting involved, as some had claimed on Twitter, and that the subject was contained.
Barricade: 19th&K Streets(UPDATE)-No injuries reported, was not an active shooter situation. Subject contained, investigation continuing.— DC Police Department (@DCPoliceDept) November 16, 2015
The incident was creating some travel headaches for commuters in cars and buses.Read more on WashingtonExaminer.com