Two Related Shootings in Truxton Circle, 2nd Police Involved

From @DCPoliceDept just after 11:30pm:

Shooting /New Jersey Ave & M St, NW /LOF B/M wearing a stripped shirt, blk hoodie, heavyset, /L/S Kirby St, NW”

@alanhenney then tweeted:

MAN SHOT BY POLICE at 222 N St NW is possible suspect from previous shooting”


“The Metropolitan Police Department is investigating a police involved shooting that occurred in the 200 block of N Street NW. On Tuesday, March 3, 2015, at approximately 11:28 pm, officers heard the sound of a gunshot and responded to the area of New York Avenue and M Street NW. Upon arrival, they located an adult male suffering from a gunshot wound. They also observed an armed suspect fleeing the scene.

Officers located the suspect in the 200 block of N Street NW. The suspect refused to comply with officer’s commands and the suspect pointed his weapon towards the officers, who fired their service weapons, striking the suspect. The suspect who has been identified as 44-year-old Michael Ashe of Southeast, DC, was arrested and charged with Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Gun) and Assault on a Police Officer.

The initial victim and the suspect were both taken to area hospitals and treated for non-life threatening wounds.”