Police are investigating a shooting that happened on Sunday, July 14th on the 1100 block of K St SE. Officers went to the scene around 8 p.m. after getting reports of the sounds of gunshots.
Once they got there, they discovered several shell casings. Officers were advised that a male gunshot victim went to a local hospital for treatment.
The man told officers that he was in the 1100 block of K Street SE when an unknown male wearing all black approached him, produced a handgun and began firing at him. The unknown male then fled the scene.
The victim sustained non-life-threatening injuries as the result of being shot and was treated at hospital.
Police Investigate C Street Robbery
A man was beaten and robbed Saturday night on C Street SE, First District Officers said Sunday morning.
The man said he was walking on the 1800 block of C Street SE around 11:45 p.m. when he was approached by 3 or 4 black males that demanded his stuff. The suspects began to assault him before taking his cell phone and bag.
The victim was eventually transported to a local hospital for his injuries.
These cases are being investigated by MPD 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.
In Other News
At 12:50 a.m. Saturday, a man was arrested on the 500 block of 11th Street SE on charges of Driving Under the Influence.
At 5:03 a.m. Saturday, there was a robbery on the 1200 block of North Carolina Avenue NE.
At 5:40 a.m. Sunday, a man was arrested on the 1200 block of Fourth Street SE on charges of Simple Assault.
At 7:50 p.m. Saturday, a woman was arrested on the 300 block of G Street SW on charges of Driving Under the Influence.
At 4:45 a.m. Sunday, a man was arrested on the 300 block of Tingey Street SE on charges of Assault with a Dangerous Weapon.
At 4:45 a.m. Sunday, a man was arrested on the 300 block of Tingey Street SE on charges of Simple Assault.
At 5:24 a.m. Sunday, a woman was arrested on the 800 block of G street SE on charges of Threatening to Do Bodily Harm.
At 9:23 a.m. Sunday, a man was arrested on the 1500 block of H Street NW on charges of Threatening to Kidnap or Injure a Person.
At 4 p.m. Sunday, a man was arrested on the 1000 block of H Street NE on charges of Simple Assault.
At 4:03 p.m. Sunday, a car was stolen from a parking lot on the 100 block of H Street SE.
At 6:15 p.m. Sunday, a man was arrested on the 1400 block of First Street SW on charges of Simple Assault.
At 8:16 p.m. Sunday, there was an assault with a dangerous weapon on the 1100 block of K Street SE.
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 July 14th and 15th , 2019 by the MPD to the 1D Listserv and 5D Listserv.