D.C. Police Arrest Suspect in Stabbing

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File Photo - Knife used in conjunction with murder. Not knife used in crime indicated in this article.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Sixth District announced an arrest has been made in reference to an Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Knife) offense that occurred on Wednesday, October 6, 2021, in the 1300 block of Kenilworth Avenue, Northeast.

At approximately 10:40 am, the suspect and the victim were involved in an argument at the listed location. During the argument the suspect brandished a knife and stabbed the victim. The victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. The suspect was apprehended by responding officers.

On Wednesday, October 6, 2021, 42 year-old Justin Tapp, of Hillcrest Heights, MD, was arrested and charged with Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Knife).