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MPD Releases Video of Persons of Interest Sought in 6:15pm Shooting Inside the Mass Court building

by Prince Of Petworth January 5, 2017 at 10:40 am 3 Comments

From MPD:

“The Metropolitan Police Department seeks the public’s assistance in identifying and locating two persons of interest in reference to an Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Gun) offense which occurred in the 300 block of Massachusetts Avenue, Northwest, on Wednesday, December 14, 2016, at approximately 6:17 pm.

Two suspects approached the victim inside of a building at the listed location. A struggle ensued and one of the suspects produced a gun and shot the victim. The suspects fled the scene. The victim was transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Anyone who has information regarding this case should call police at 202-727-9099. Additionally, information may be submitted to the TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 50411.”

  • Anon

    For as much as the residents pay to live in that building I guess I expected at least decent security footage of the robbers instead of these blurry shots of the back of their heads and hoods

  • Mass Court Resident

    I haven’t noticed any increase in security or safety precautions in this building since the incident. It looks like management has kept the same number of front desk employees and no noticeable increase in security personnel. I was wondering if I’d see additional staff doing walks, making sure outside doors were closed, etc., but that doesn’t seem to be the case. Very troubling.

  • Mass Court Resident2

    Since the building has been doing a horrible job of letting the residents know what has been going on, I spoke to a fellow resident. According to the other resident it was a drug deal gone wrong on the 14th floor. The guy that got shot lived there, he has since been evicted. He threw the drugs out his balcony, which is why the police was knocking on the apartments with balconies.

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