Man In Santa Suit Shot At Toy Giveaway

WASHINGTON (December 24, 2013) A man who was dressed as Santa Claus at a toy giveaway Tuesday in southeast Washington, D.C., is recovering after he was shot in the back with a pellet gun.

Fire department spokesman Timothy Wilson says the man was taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The shooting was reported at around 9:15 a.m. Tuesday at the toy giveaway in the Barry Farm section of the city.

The man's name was not released.

Police did not make any immediate arrests.


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