A young college student claims she was shot by a man because she refused to give him her phone number.
The young woman, whose identity has been protected, told police she was leaving a party in southeast Washington early Sunday when a man asked for her number.
“He told my cousin he was going to shoot at us if I didn’t give him my number and then he started shooting,” she told authorities.
One of those bullets struck the student as she ran away.
It is still lodged in her ankle. Surgeons will decide how to remove it.
Police are still searching for the suspect.