Police are looking for a car they say is linked to a shooting in the early hours of Monday morning on the 200 block of Tennessee Avenue NE. The shooting took place at around 2:50 a.m. near the triangle park located across from the 13th Street entrance to Maury Elementary School (1250 Constitution Ave. NE).
Police said the victim was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries and is expected to recover. The added that it appears this was a targeted shooting. The driver of a blue sedan fled the scene headed north on 13th Street NE.
The persons and vehicle of interest were captured by a nearby surveillance camera and can be seen in the photos above and video below. The Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) has asked residents to share any additional video footage they have with Lt. Seth Anderson: firstname.lastname@example.org
In an email to her constituents, area Advisory Neighborhood Commissioner (ANC) Amber Gove (6A04) said that she and Ward 6 Councilmember Charles Allen joined MPD, representatives from the Mayor’s office, and business owners for a public safety walk on H Street to discuss comprehensive strategies to improve public safety and reduce violent crime, including gun violence.
Anyone who can identify these individuals or vehicle or who has knowledge of this incident should take no action but call police at (202) 727-9099 or text your tip to the Department’s anonymous Text Tip Line at 50411. MPD currently offers a reward of up to $10,000 to anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for a violent crime committed in the District of Columbia.
“First District Commander Bryant indicated that additional officers are being deployed to the H Street area,” Gove wrote, “and [Tuesday] morning she pledged that more overnight units would be dedicated near Maury.”