Police have released photos of the suspects sought in a shooting that happened on the Unit block of M Street NW a few minutes after midnight Tuesday morning.
At around midnight Feb. 24, police responded to reports of gunshots on the unit block of M Street NW. When they got there, they found a man suffering from a single gunshot wound in his back. His injuries were not critical and he was transported to a local hospital.
Reports indicated that the gunshots were fired by a suspect from a car. Separate suspects produced firearms and returned fire.
A parked vehicle and two nearby homes were also damaged.
The suspects were captured by nearby surveillance cameras and can be seen in the photo above.
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 $1,000 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 3:08 a.m. Tuesday, a man was arrested on the 2600 block of Benning Road NE on charges of being a Felon in Possession [of a weapon].
At 5:15 a.m. there was an assault with a dangerous weapon on the 1500 block of Benning Road NE.
At 5:50 a.m. Tuesday, a man was arrested on the 2000 block of C Street NE on charges of Speeding (30 mph or over).
At 2:43 p.m. Tuesday, a man was arrested on the 300 block of Pennsylvania Avenue SE on charges of Uttering Threats.
At 3:36 p.m. Tuesday, a woman was arrested on D Street SW 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 February 26th, 2020 by the MPD to the 1D Listserv and 5D Listserv.