The Metropolitan Police Department seeks the public's assistance in identifying and locating several persons of interest in reference to an Armed Robbery (Gun) and an Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Gun) offense which occurred in the 2500 block of Elvans Road, Southeast, on Friday, April 7, 2017.
At approximately 6:10 pm, the two victims arrived at the listed location to buy a vehicle that was advertised on the 5miles online application. The suspects approached the victims. One of the suspects demanded their property and brandished a handgun. The suspect began firing at the victims striking both of them. Both victims sustained non-life-threatening injuries. The suspects stole property from the victims then fled the scene.
The persons of interest can be seen in this video: https://youtu.be/pJosU-jwD8s
Anyone who has information regarding this case should call police at 202-727-9099. Additionally, information may be submitted to the TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 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 an Armed Robbery committed in the District of Columbia.