Police Seek Info After Shooting on K Street SE

Crime Blotter: January 23rd

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At about 9:15 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 23 officers from the First District went to the 1100 block of K Street SE to investigate a report of a shooting.  On scene, officers found an under-aged male who had sustained a gunshot wound to the leg.

The victim was transported to an area hospital for further treatment.  At this time, there is no description of the suspect[s].  The 1100 block of K Street SE was closed overnight to vehicular and pedestrian traffic.

Assault and Robbery on Ninth Street SE

A few minutes prior, at 9:10 p.m., officers went to investigate a report of an assault on the 200 block of Ninth Street SE.  The adult male victim reported that he was walking when two suspects approached him from behind. The suspects briefly spoke to him before the assault began. One of the suspects stole the victim’s backpack and fled.  The other suspect threatened the victim with a knife and demanded additional valuables, before fleeing with more of the victim’s belongings.

The lookout in that assault and robbery is for two suspects. The first is described as a black female, between 15 and 18 years of age, wearing a tan jacket, red beanie-style hat and dark jeans.

The second is described as a black male, also between 15 and 18 years old, wearing a dark gray hooded sweatshirt or jacket.

These cases are being actively investigated by First District Detectives.  Should you have any information about the incident, investigators can be contacted at the First District Detectives Office (202) 299-2025, or the Metropolitan Police Department’s Command Information Center at (202) 727-9099.

The case is being actively investigated by First District Detectives.  Investigators can be reached at (202) 299-2025, should you have any information about the incident.  Alternatively, information can be forwarded to investigators by contacting the Metropolitan Police Department’s Command Information Center at (202) 727-9099.

Anyone who has knowledge of this incident should take no action but call police at (202) 727-9099. You can also text your tip to the Department’s Text Tip Line at 50411.

Crime Solvers of Washington DC currently offers a reward of up to $1,000 to anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest and indictment of the person or persons responsible for a crime committed in the District of Columbia.

In Other News

At 2:46 a.m. Wednesday, a woman was arrested on the 1600 block of Kramer Street NE on charges of Simple Assault.

At 2:40 p.m. Wednesday, a man was arrested on the 700 block of 21st Street NE on charges of Assault with A Dangerous Weapon.

At 6:38 p.m. Wednesday, a man was arrested on the 700 block of 21st Street NE on charges of Simple Assault.

Reporting Illegal Activity

Prompt and detailed reporting of suspicious activities helps prevent crime. If a citizen sees suspicious activity, or any activity that seems out of the ordinary, immediately call 911.

When reporting suspicious activity, give an accurate description. Here are some things to include:

  • Brief description of the activity;
  • Date, time and location of the activity;
  • Physical identifiers of anyone you observed;
  • Descriptions of vehicles;
  • Information about where people involved in suspicious activities may have gone;
  • Your name and contact information.

“As we continue to work with our community in the prevention of crime, we ask that if you see something suspicious you contact us immediately,” says First District Commander Morgan C. Kane, MPA.

The Blotter is based on the reports posted on January 24th, 2019 by the MPD to the 1D Listserv and 5D Listserv.