Police Seek Suspect in Southwest Shooting

Crime Blotter: August 5th


On Thursday, September 6, at around 6 p.m., police responding to reports of a shooting found an adult male victim at 1130 Third Street SW . He had been shot in the upper body but was conscious and breathing, and was transported to the hospital for treatment. 

The suspect is described as average height, with short hair and a thin build. He was wearing a long-sleeve black hooded sweatshirt with red on the inside of the hood.

The case is currently under investigation.  If anyone has any information in this case, please contact First District Detectives at (202) 299-2025 or the Metropolitan Police Department’s Command Information Center at (202) 727-9099.

In Other News

At 12:46 a.m. Thursday, a man was arrested on the 300 block of M Street SW on charges of Simple Assault.

At 1:35 a.m., a woman was arrested on the 2100 block of I Street NE on charges of Threatening to Kidnap or Injure a Person.

At 10 a.m. Thursday, there was a burglary at a residence on the 2100 block of H Street NE.

At 7:37 p.m. Thursday, a man was arrested on the 900 block of Eighth Street NE on charges of Carrying Pistol without A License. 

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 August 7th, 2018 by the MPD to the 1D Listserv and 5D Listserv.