DC police: Suspect arrested for shooting at Cuban Embassy
By MICHAEL BALSAMO
WASHINGTON (AP) - Police say a man opened fire with an assault rifle outside the Cuban Embassy in the nation’s capital and has been arrested. Forty-two-year-old Alexander Alazo was taken into custody after the shooting early Thursday morning. Authorities say officers were called to the scene by neighbors after the gunfire erupted around 2 a.m. Thursday in northwest Washington. They say officers found Alazo with an assault rifle and took the person into custody. Investigators believe the person had been shooting toward the embassy. The Texas man remained in custody Thursday. A motive is unknown. No one was hurt.
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