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Arrest Made in an Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Gun) Offense: 2000 Block of Bladensburg Road, Northeast

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department's Fifth District announce an arrest has been made in reference to an Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Gun) offense that occurred on Friday, July 10, 2020, in the 2000 block of Bladensburg Road, Northeast.


At approximately 4:23 pm, the victim and suspect were engaged in a verbal altercation at the listed location. Following the dispute, the suspect approached the victim. The suspect assaulted the victim and struck him with a handgun. The suspect fled the scene. The victim was treated at an area hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.


On Tuesday, July 14, 2020, 39-year-old Andre Hunter, of Northeast, DC, was arrested and charged with Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Gun).