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Arrest Made in an Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Gun) Offense: 1900 Block of 23rd Street, Southeast

Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department's Sixth District announced an arrest has been made in reference to an Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Gun) offense that occurred on Sunday, May 10, 2020, in the 1900 block of 23rd Street, Southeast.


At approximately 2:00 pm, the suspect and the victim were involved in a verbal altercation at the listed location. The suspect assaulted the victim, damaged his property and brandished a handgun. The suspect fired his handgun at the victim’s vehicle, which caused property damage. The victim sustained non-life threatening injuries and was transported to an area hospital for medical treatment.


On Tuesday, July 7, 2020, pursuant to a DC Superior Court arrest warrant, 47 year-old Delonte Richardson, of Cheltenham, MD, was arrested and charged with Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Gun).