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“More than 20 shots heard. Area near Eastern and GA”

by Prince Of Petworth October 26, 2015 at 9:40 am 14 Comments

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Update from MPD:

“The Metropolitan Police Department is investigating a fatal police-involved shooting that took place in the area of the 7800 block of Alaska Avenue, Northwest on Monday, October 26, 2015 at approximately 9:08 am.

Members of the Fourth District patrolling the area observed suspicious activity at an establishment within the block. A suspect was observed exiting the store and quickly departing the area. Employees of the establishment provided information that a robbery was in progress at the store. A second suspect, an adult female, fled from the front door of the establishment on foot. While being pursued, the second suspect produced a firearm and shot at the members and continued to flee. The second suspect again engaged the members with gunfire. Members fired upon the second suspect during this assault, striking the suspect and ending the confrontation. Medical attention was summoned to the scene. DCFEMS units arrived on the scene and found the suspect displayed no signs consistent with life. The suspect remained on scene and was later transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.

The decedent has been identified as 21-year-old Marquesha McMillan of Northeast, DC.

On Monday, October 26, 2015 the first suspect 21-year-old Ned McAllister of Northeast, DC was located and arrested a few blocks from the offense location. He was charged with Attempt Robbery While Armed.”

A reader reports:

“More than 20 shots heard. Area near Eastern and GA roped off, ambulance on scene.”

From AlertDC:

“MPD reports that the intersection of Georgia Avenue and Eastern Avenue NW is closed due to Police Activity. Please use an alternate route”

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