Arrests Made in D.C. Shooting Incident

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Third District announced arrests have been made in reference to an Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Gun) offense that occurred on Sunday, September 26, 2021, in the 1000 Block of U Street, Northwest.

At approximately 12:08 am, Third District officers responded to the listed location for sounds of gunshots. No victims were struck by the gunfire. A short time later, two suspects were apprehended and two handguns were recovered.

On Sunday, September 26, 2021, 27 year-old Antoine McKenny Palmer, of no fixed addressand 24 year-old Cortavious Mitchell, of Southeast, DC, were arrested and charged with Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Gun) and Unlawful Possession of a Firearm.