Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department's Second District announce an additional arrest has been made and seek the assistance in identifying suspects in reference to an Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Knife) offense that occurred on Saturday, December 12, 2020, in the 500 block of 11th Street, Northwest.
At approximately 9:00 pm, the suspect and victims were engaged in an argument at the listed location. The argument escalated and became a physical altercation. The suspect then brandished a knife and stabbed four victims. The suspect was apprehended by responding officers. The victims were transported to an area hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.
As a result of the detectives’ investigation, on Sunday, December 13, 2020, 39 year-old Corey Nielsen, of Robbinsdale, MN, was arrested and charged with Simple Assault.
Previously, on Saturday, December 12, 2020, 29 year-old Phillip Johnson, of Northeast, DC, was arrested and charged with Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Knife).
Detectives are attempting to identify additional suspects in this case. They were captured by cameras and can be seen in the photos below:
This case remains under investigation.
Anyone who can identify these individuals 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 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.