Victim attacked outside Southeast D.C. barber shop: suspect on loose

A victim was wounded Wednesday outside this barber shop. (Photo: Brianne Carter)

MPD officers are on the hunt for a suspect in an attack outside a barber shop in Southeast D.C.

Police say that a man was possibly shot or stabbed outside the barber shop in the 2400 block of Good Hope Road SE just before 11 a.m. Wednesday. The victim is conscious and breathing, but police are searching for the assailant.

An employee at the barber shop tells ABC 7's Stephen Tschida that the victim is a trainee at the business and that the incident happened outside the shop.

Officials have not released a description of the suspect.

This is a breaking story. Check back for updates. ABC 7's Stephen Tschida contributed to this report.