Eleven injured in drive-by paintball attack in Southeast

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WASHINGTON, DC – DC Metro Police are on the lookout for the people who went on a drive-by paintball shooting spree in Southeast after they say eleven people were hit around 11:00 Tuesday morning.
One of the victims was reportedly shot in the eye and all of them were targeted at random according to police.

This incident could be tied to so-called paint-ball wars that DCW50 reported about earlier this month, where recently released video shows groups of guys engaging in a paintball fight.
Although, neighbors and those involved have said is all in fun and games, calling it an alternative to real guns.

Those incidents involved multiple neighborhoods and have left walls and windows on homes splattered with paint, however, this time it was random people.
According to MPD says, two people went around firing paintball guns at innocent bystanders in the 6th and 7th districts on Tuesday, sending two of the victims to the hospital.

Officers are now looking for a silver or tan Ford Fusion with Maryland tags.
The suspects involved could be facing aggravated assault charges.

In a statement, the Metropolitan Police Department made it clear that “this behavior will not be tolerated in the District” and that officers are working to identify those responsible.

And anyone with information is asked to call police at 202-727-9099.