“The suspect produced a BB gun, pointed it at the police officer, and pulled the trigger”

From MPD:

“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Third District have announced an arrest has been made in an Assault on a Police Officer offense that occurred in the 2400 block of 18th Street, Northwest, on Sunday, October 29, 2017.

At approximately 2:13 am, the suspect approached an on duty police officer, who was in uniform, at the listed location. The suspect produced a BB gun, pointed it at the police officer, and pulled the trigger. The BB gun did not expel any projectiles. The suspect was immediately apprehended without injury to either the officer or the suspect. The BB Gun was recovered on the scene.

On Sunday, October 29, 2017, 23-year-old Celeste Alejandra Almaguer, of Northwest, DC, was arrested and charged with Assault on a Police Officer. The defendant was additionally charged with Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (BB Gun), and Possession of a Prohibited Weapon (BB Gun).”

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