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Suspect Sought in an Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Gun) Offense: 2000 Block of Benning Road, Northeast

Wednesday, May 31, 2023


Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department's Fifth District seek the public’s assistance in locating a suspect in reference to an Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Gun) offense that occurred on Thursday, May 25, 2023, in the 2000 Block of Benning Road, Northeast.


At approximately 1:33 pm, Fifth District officers responded to the listed location for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, they located an adult male shooting victim.  The suspect then fled the scene.  The victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.


The suspect was captured by a surveillance camera and can be seen in the photo below:



Anyone who can identify this individual or 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.