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Person of Interest Sought in an Assault with a Dangerous Weapon-(Gun): 600 block of Morton Street, NW

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Person of Interest Sought in an Assault with a Dangerous Weapon-(Gun): 600 block of Morton Street, NW

The Metropolitan Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in identifying and locating a person of interest in connection with an Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Gun), which occurred in the 600 block of Morton Street, NW.

On Tuesday, May 20, 2014, at approximately 7:22 pm, an adult male and a juvenile female were at the playground located in the 600 block of Morton Street, NW, when an armed male subject entered the playground and began shooting.  Both the adult male and juvenile female sustained a gunshot wound.  Both shooting victims were transported to local hospitals with non-life threatening injuries.

The subject is described as follows:

Black male armed with a silver handgun, mid 20’s, approximately 5’4’’ tall, medium complexion, light goatee, wearing a black skull cap, black hooded sweatshirt, black cargo pants or black jeans, black timberland boots and black sunglasses.

The Metropolitan Police Department is offering a reward of up to $10,000 to anyone that provides information which leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons wanted for committing this shooting. Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the police at (202) 727-9099. Additionally,