Police Seek Car in Southeast Shooting

Weekend Crime Blotter

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This vehicle is sought in connection with an armed robbery Sunday. The victim was shot. Courtesy: Press MPD

Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) officers are looking for a vehicle after a man was was shot in the course of an attempted robbery  on Sunday, Jan. 8, on the 200 block of Tingey Streeet SE.

At around 4:10 a.m., the suspect got out of a vehicle and approached the victim at the listed location. The suspect brandished a handgun and attempted to rob the victim.

During the attempt, the suspect shot the victim, then fled the scene in the vehicle. The victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.

The suspect’s vehicle, described as a 4 door, gray in color sedan, was captured by a surveillance camera and can be seen in the photos above.

Anyone who can identify this suspect or who has knowledge of this incident should take no action but call police at (202) 727-9099 or text anonymours tips, photos or video to the Department’s 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.