Police Investigate Shooting on Half Street

Crime Blotter: May 27th

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At around 10:58 p.m. the night of Monday. May 27, police in the area of the 1300 block of First Street SW heard gunfire. Officers headed towards the source of the sound.

On the 1300 block of Half Street SW, they found a man who had been shot in the back. He was transported to area hospital in stable condition.

There is no usable suspect description at this time.

MPD officers are actively investigating this incident.  If you have any information or video that may be relevant, please contact the First District Detectives office at (202) 299-2025, or the Metropolitan Police Department’s Command Information Center at (202) 727-9099. Alternatively, information can be forwarded to investigators by contacting the Metropolitan Police Department’s Command Information Center at (202) 727-9099 or the Text Tip Line by texting 50411.

In Other News

At 1 a.m. Monday, a woman was arrested on the 1400 block of Third Street SW on charges of Destruction of Property Less than $1000.

At 1:45 a.m. Monday, a woman was arrested on the 1300 block of F Street NE on charges of Driving Under the Influence.

At 8:38 a.m. Monday, there was a robbery at a residence on the 1400 block of East Capitol Street.

At 3:30 p.m. Monday, a woman was arrested on the 1300 block of Canal Street SW on charges of Simple Assault.

At 9:52 p.m. Monday, a man was arrested on the Unit bock of D Street SE on charges of Driving Under the Influence.

At 11:40 p.m. Monday, a man was arrested on the 800 block of Fourth 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 May 28th, 2019 by the MPD to the 1D Listserv and 5D Listserv.