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Arrest Made in an Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Gun): 2800 Block of 28th Street, Southeast

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department's Seventh District announced an arrest has been made in an Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Gun) offense, which occurred in the 2800 block of 28th Street, Southeast, on Tuesday, April 18, 2017.


At approximately 6:14 pm, two suspects drove by the victim on a scooter. As they passed the victim, one suspect fired a handgun in the direction of the victim. The victim sustained multiple gunshot wounds and was transported to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The suspects fled the scene on the scooter.


On Tuesday, April 18, 2017, 19-year-old Aaron Beckhan (AKA Aaron Beckham), of Southeast, Washington, DC, was placed under arrest and charged with Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Gun).


This case remains under investigation.


Anyone who has information regarding this case should call police at 202-727-9099. Additionally, information may be submitted to the TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 50411. The Metropolitan Police Department 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.