Police Investigate Tuesday I Street Shooting

Crime Blotter: September 24th

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Police are investigating a shooting that happened on the 1200 block of I Street SE on Tuesday at around 10:20 p.m.

Police were called to the block for reports of gunshots. There, they found one victim suffering a gunshot wound to the leg.

A male subject as seen running from the location.

The First District’s Detective Office is actively investigating this matter. If you have any information, please contact the First District Detectives at (202) 299-2025, or the Metropolitan Police Department’s Command Information Center at (202) 727-9099. You can also text photos, video or information to the Text Tip Line at 50411.

In Other News

At 6:22 a.m. Tuesday, a woman was arrested at the MPD First District Station (101 M St. SW) on charges of Simple Assault.

At 9:01 a.m. Tuesday, a man was arrested on the 2100 block of Maryland Avenue NE on charges of Simple Assault.

At 2 p.m. Tuesday, a car was stolen on from a residence on the 500 block of 12th Street NE.

At 4:28 p.m. Tuesday, a man was arrested on the 400 block of Eighth St. SE on charges of Possession of a Controlled Substance.

At 7 p.m. Tuesday, a car was stolen on the 700 block of M Street SE.

At 8:15 p.m. Tuesday, there was an assault with a dangerous weapon on the 900 block of Third Street SW.

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 September 25th, 2019 by the MPD to the 1D Listserv and 5D Listserv.