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Suspect Arrested in Edgewood Terrace Shootings

Monday, August 6, 2007

Suspect Arrested in Edgewood Terrace Shootings

Police charged 23-year-old Marquette Dugar with Assault with a Dangerous Weapon in the July 28, 2007 shootings in which seven people were wounded.

Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier announced today that an arrest has been made in connection with the July 28, 2007 shootings at 625 Edgewood Street, N.E.  Seven people were wounded, including three children, when at least two men fired into a group.  None of the injuries was life threatening
 
A warrant was issued for 23-year-old Marquette Dugar, of the 600 block of Edgewood Street, NE. He has been charged with Assault With a Dangerous Weapon in connection with the shootings.  At approximately 10:20 this morning, Monday, August 6, 2007, Mr. Dugar surrendered himself to detectives at the department's Fifth District located at 1805 Bladensburg Road, NE.
 
Immediately after the shootings, Chief Lanier increased foot, horse-mounted and canine patrols.  "Today's arrest was due to the hard work of detectives who are  piecing together clues and continue to canvass the neighborhood.  As always, we count on residents to come forward with any information they have."  
 
Fifth District detectives are continuing their investigation in an effort to identify and locate any other person or persons in connection with this case.  Anyone with information about this case is asked to call police at (202) 727-9099 or the department's Crime Solvers Unit at 1-800-673-2777.
 
If a caller provides information through Crime Solvers that leads to an arrest and indictment, he/she will be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.