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Friday 12:15pm outside Columbia Heights Metro “One of the suspects brandished a handgun and fired at the victim.”

by Prince Of Petworth August 29, 2017 at 10:00 am 0


via MPD

UPDATE:

“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Third District announced a suspect has been taken into custody related to an Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Gun) offense that occurred in the 1400 block of Irving Street, Northwest, on Friday, August 25, 2017.

At approximately 12:15 pm, the suspect brandished a handgun and fired at the victim near the Columbia Heights metro station. The suspect then fled the scene. The victim also fled the scene.

On Thursday, August 31, 2017, pursuant to a DC Superior Court arrest warrant, 22-year-old Cesar Morales, was arrested in Montgomery County, MD. Charges are pending upon extradition to the District.”

From MPD:

“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Third District seek the public’s assistance in identifying two persons of interest in reference to an Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Gun) offense that occurred in the 1400 block of Irving Street, Northwest, on Friday, August 25, 2017.

At approximately 12:15 pm, two suspects were chasing the victim at the listed location. One of the suspects brandished a handgun and fired at the victim. Both the suspects and the victim fled the scene.

The persons of interest can be seen in this video [above.]

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 sending a text message to 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 offense, including armed robbery, committed in the District of Columbia.”

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