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Arrest Made in an Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Gun) Offense: 700 Block of 21st Street, Northeast

Friday, January 17, 2020

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department's Fifth District announced that an arrest has been made in reference to an Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Gun) offense that occurred on Wednesday, January 15, 2020, in the 700 block of 21st Street, Northeast.


At approximately 5:50 pm, the suspects approached the victim at the listed location. One of the suspects brandished a handgun and shot at the victim. The suspects then fled the scene. The victim was transported to an area hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.


On Thursday, January 16, 2020, 25 year-old Robert Fenner, of Southeast, DC, was arrested and charged with Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Gun).


This case remains under investigation.


Anyone who has knowledge of this incident should take no action but call police at (202) 727-9099 or text your tip to the Department's TEXT TIP LINE at 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.