Police Arrest Youth in August Shooting

Crime Blotter: October 2nd  

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Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) Fifth District have announced an arrest has been made in an Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Gun) offense that occurred on Sunday, August 29 on the 700 block of 19th Street NE.

At around 11:11 p.m., Fifth District officers went to that block to follow-up on reports of a shooting. When they got there, officers found an adult female victim with a gunshot wound. The victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.

On Wednesday, October 2, a 17-year-old juvenile male, of Northeast, DC, was arrested and charged with Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Gun).

In Other News

At 1:47 p.m. Wednesday, there was a robbery at a home on the 1500 block of Benning Road NE.

At 4:35 p.m. Wednesday, there was an assault in the course of an attempted robbery at a construction site on the 800 block of Virginia Avenue SE.

At 6:45 p.m. Wednesday, a man was arrested on the 1100 block of Fourth Street SW on charges of Threatening to Do Bodily Harm.

At 6:45 p.m. Wednesday, a woman was arrested on the 1000 block of O Street SE on charges of Assault in the Course of a Robbery.

At 9:10 p.m. Wednesday, a man was arrested on the 1000 block of K Street NE on charges of Simple Assault.

At 9:18 p.m. Wednesday, a man was arrested on the 300 block of M Street SW on charges of Simple Assault.

At 11:45 p.m. Wednesday, a woman was arrested on the 1600 block of L 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 October 3rd, 2019 by the MPD to the 1D Listserv and 5D Listserv.