Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Fifth District announced an arrest has been made in reference to an Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Gun) offense that occurred on Wednesday, March 7, 2018, in the 1500 block of Benning Road, Northeast.
At approximately 7:33 pm, the victim was engaged in a verbal dispute with the suspect at the listed location. During the dispute the suspect displayed a handgun and threatened to shoot the victim. The victim in this case was not injured.
On Thursday, July 12, 2018, pursuant to a DC Superior Court Arrest Warrant, 27-year-old Michael Rashard Jenkins, of Northeast, DC was arrested and charged with Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Gun) and Threats to do Bodily Harm.