Police Investigate Thursday Shooting of Two Juveniles

Crime Blotter: November 7th

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Police are investigating a shooting that happened the evening of Thursday, Nov. 7 in the alley on the 600 block of K Street NE.

Around 7 p.m. that evening, police went to the 900 block of Sixth Street NE after getting reports of a shooting. When they got there, they found a boy who had been shot, lying at the intersection of Sixth and K Streets NE.

In the course of the initial investigation, police found a second juvenile victim in the alley on the 600 block of K Street NE. Both victims were transported to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Juveniles Assault Man for Wallet

At around 4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, a man was assaulted by five juveniles who tried to take his wallet. They were unsuccessful and fled on foot.

Anyone who has knowledge of these incidents or applicable video should take no action but call police at (202) 727-9099 or text your tip to the Department’s TEXT TIP LINE at 50411. Crime Solvers of Washington, DC currently offers a reward of up to $10,000 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 12:50 a.m. Thursday, there was an attempted robbery in a park on the 200 block of L Street SE.

At 2:22 p.m. Thursday, there was an assault with a dangerous weapon on the 1500 block of F Street NE.

At 4:04 p.m. Thursday, there was an assault in the course of a robbery on the 1900 block of Maryland Avenue NE.

At 6 p.m. Thursday, a man was arrested on the 1900 block of Massachusetts Avenue SE on charges of Simple Assault.

At 8:51 p.m. Thursday, there was a theft on the 1500 block of Benning Road NE.

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 November 8th, 2019 by the MPD to the 1D Listserv and 5D Listserv.