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Arrest Made in an Assault with a Dangerous Weapon Offense (Gun): 2300 Block of Pennsylvania Avenue, Southeast

Tuesday, March 24, 2020


Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department's Sixth District announce an arrest has been made in reference to an Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Gun) offense that occurred on Thursday, February 20, 2020, in the 2300 block of Pennsylvania Avenue, Southeast.


At approximately 3:40 pm, members of the Sixth District responded to the listed location for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located an adult male suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was transported to an area hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.


On Tuesday, March 24, 2020, pursuant to a DC Superior Court arrest warrant, 32 year-old Donte Poe, 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.