At approximately 2:00 pm this afternoon [Ed. Note: notice sent yesterday], officers responded to a report of gunshots in the area of the 1900 block of 7th St, NW. Witnesses report that a suspect was involved in a verbal dispute with the occupants of a vehicle, when the suspect shot at the vehicle. The vehicle drove away from the scene and the suspect fled southbound from the location on foot. The responding officers canvassed the area for the suspect, but they were unable to locate him. A weapon was recovered in the vicinity.
The suspect was described as a black male with a medium complexion, thin build, approximately 30 years old, with dreadlocks, wearing a white shirt and black jeans. Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to contact MPD at 202 727-9099.