‘Santa Clause’ Shot With Pellet Gun in Southeast

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A man dressed as Santa Claus for an annual toy drive in a Southeast D.C. neighborhood was shot with a pellet gun Tuesday morning, according to multiple reports.

Witnesses tell Channel 9 it appeared the weapon was fired from a nearby home.

Police are investigating the incident, and the unnamed victim was taken to a hospital with minor injuries.

The assault occurred on the 1200 block of Stevens Road.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the Metropolitan Police Department at 202-727-9099.

Hit ‘play’ below to check out the video from Channel 7.

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