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Arrest Made in an Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Gun) Offense: 1500 Block of 19th Street, Southeast

Wednesday, October 10, 2018


Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Sixth District have announced an arrest has been made in connection to an Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Gun) offense that occurred on Tuesday, October 9, 2018, in the 1500 block of 19th Street, Southeast.


At approximately 5:09 pm, the suspect discharged a handgun towards the victims at the listed location.  The suspect was apprehended by responding officers.  There were no injuries reported and a handgun was recovered on the scene.


On Tuesday, October 9, 2018, 32-year-old Robert Poteat, of Southeast, DC, was arrested and charged with Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Gun).