D.C. Arrest Made in Armed Offenses in the District

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WASHINGTON D.C. – Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s First, Fifth, and Sixth Districts announce an arrest has been made in reference to armed offenses that occurred in the District.

First District

  • Armed Robbery (Gun): OnSunday, August 29, 2021, at approximately 10:03 am, the suspects approached the victim, at an ATM, in the 1000 block of H Street, Northeast. One of the suspects brandish a handgun and demanded money from the victim. The victim complied. The suspects fled the scene. CCN: 21-122-638
  • Armed Robbery (Gun): On Monday, August 30, 2021, at approximately 2:30 pm, the suspects approached the victim, at an ATM, in the 1100 block of H Street, Northeast. One of the suspects brandish a handgun and demanded money from the victim. The victim complied. The suspects fled the scene. CCN: 21-123-274
  • Armed Robbery (Gun): On Sunday, September 5, 2021, at approximately 1:14 am, the suspects approached the victims, who were seated inside of a vehicle in the 1300 block of I Street, Northeast. The suspects brandished handguns, assaulted one of the victims and took the victims’ property. The suspects fled the scene. CCN: 21-126-432
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Fifth District

  • Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Gun): On Thursday, April 29, 2021, at approximately 7:53 pm, four suspects approached the victims in the 2000 Block of Benning Road, Northeast. Two of the suspects brandished handguns and shot at the two victims. Neither victim was injured as a result. The suspects then fled the scene in a vehicle. CCN: 21-054-838
  • Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Gun): On Saturday, May 29, 2021, at approximately 10:15 pm, Fifth District units responded to the 1800 block of Benning Road, Northeast, for the sound of gunshots. An adult male victim was located suffering from a non-life threatening gunshot wound. The victim was transported to an area hospital for treatment. CCN: 21-071-025
  • Armed Robbery (Gun) and Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Gun): On Thursday, July 22, 2021, at approximately 7:34 am, the suspects approached the victim in the 1700 block of Gales Street, Northeast. One of the suspects brandished a handgun and the other suspect took the victim’s property. A struggle ensued and the armed suspect shot the victim. The suspects then fled the scene with the victim’s property. The victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.
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CCN: 21-101-318


  • Previously, on Saturday, July 31, 2021, a 16 year-old juvenile male, of North Dinwiddie, VA, was arrested and charged with Armed Robbery (Gun) and Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Gun) in reference to this offense.
  • Carrying a Pistol Without a License: On Tuesday, September 7, 2021, at approximately 4:14 pm, during an investigation it was determined that the suspect was in possession of a firearm, in the 400 block of 18th Street, Northeast. The suspect was arrested on the scene. CCN: 21-127-775

Sixth District

  • Armed Robbery (Gun): On Tuesday, September 7, 2021, at approximately 12:35 am, the suspects approached the victim in the 3300 block of Benning Road, Northeast. One of the suspects brandished a firearm and demanded the victim’s property. The victim complied and the suspects fled the scene. CCN: 21-127-443
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On Tuesday, September 7, 2021, 23 year-old Tyrell Morris, of Northeast, DC, was arrested and charged with Five Counts of Armed Robbery (Gun), three counts of Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Gun), and Carrying a Pistol Without a License.

These cases remain under investigation.

Anyone who has knowledge of these incidents 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.