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Arrest Made in an Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Gun) Offense: 900 Block of Wahler Place, Southeast

Friday, January 17, 2020

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department's Seventh District announced that an arrest has been made in reference to an Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Gun) offense that occurred on Friday, January 17, 2020, in the 900 block of Wahler Place, Southeast.


At approximately 12:08 am, members of the Seventh District responded to the listed location for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers discovered that two juvenile male victims had sought treatment at an area hospital for non-life threatening gunshot wounds. Additionally, a dog was located inside of the residence with a non-life threatening gunshot wound. The dog was transported to a veterinarian hospital for treatment. Investigation at the scene revealed that this offense was the result of a dispute between known parties. The victims and the dog were inside of the residence when multiple shots were fired from the outside.

On Friday, January 17, 2020, 18 year-old Robert Brown, 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.