Vehicle Sought in D.C. Shooting


WASHINGTON, D.C. – Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Fourth District seek the public’s assistance in identifying a vehicle in reference to an Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Gun) offense that occurred on Sunday, September 5, 2021, in the 600 block of Morton Street, Northwest.

At approximately 2:07 am, Fourth District members responded to the listed location for the sounds of gunshots. Officers located a crime scene but no victim. Shortly thereafter, an adult male victim sought treatment at an area hospital for non-life-threatening gunshot wounds.

The vehicle of interest, described as possibly being a dark Lexus, was captured by a nearby surveillance camera and can be seen in the photos below:

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Anyone who can identify this vehicle or who has knowledge of this incident should take no action but call police at (202) 727-9099 or text your tip to the Department’s TEXT TIP LINE at 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 crime committed in the District of Columbia.