D.C. Police need your help after three shot on South Capitol Street


WASHINGTON, DC – Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s First District seek the public’s assistance in identifying a vehicle in reference to an Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Gun) offense that occurred on Saturday, July 17, 2021, in the 1300 block of South Capitol Street, Southwest.

At approximately 9:30 pm, members of the First District heard the sounds of gunshots. While investigating, members located an adult female, conscious and breathing, suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.

A short time later, MPD was notified of two additional adult male victims who were seeking treatment at an area hospital for non-life-threatening gunshot wounds.

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The suspect vehicle in this case is described as a gray Toyota Corolla with a missing hubcap on the rear driver’s side wheel and dark tinted windows. The vehicle is believed to be displaying a Virginia temporary tag.