Police Seek Leads in Potomac Avenue Shooting


At approximately 1130 p.m. Tuesday May 21, MPD Officers heard gunshots coming from the area of the 1100 block of K Street SE. When they got there, witnesses said that a man was shot a block to the east, while he was standing on the 1200 block of Potomac Avenue SE.

Officers believe that a vehicle drove through the block and shot at the victim.

The victim received non-life threatening injuries and was transported to a local hospital.

The case is being actively investigated by detectives. Investigators can be reached at (202) 299-2025, should you have any information about the incident.  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, or by emailing Captain Abrey Mongal directly at [email protected].