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Vehicle of Interest Sought in an Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Gun) Offense: 800 Block of Southern Avenue, Southeast

Monday, February 12, 2018

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department's Seventh District seek the public’s assistance in identifying a vehicle of interest in reference to an Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Gun) offense that occurred on Sunday, February, 11, 2018, in the 800 block of Southern Avenue, Southeast.


At approximately 3:49 pm, three victims were standing at the listed location. As the suspects’ vehicle drove past the victims, a firearm was discharged from the vehicle. The vehicle then fled the scene. The three victims sought treatment at a local hospital for non-life threatening injuries.


The vehicle of interest was captured by a nearby surveillance camera and can be seen in this video:


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, including armed robbery, committed in the District of Columbia.