Suspect Sought in D.C. Shooting

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Fifth District seek the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect in an Unlawful Discharge of a Firearm offense that occurred on Saturday, October 23, 2021, in the 1800 block of Benning Road, Northeast.

At approximately 4:36 pm, members of the Fifth District responded to the listed location for the sound of gunshots. Upon arrival, officers located evidence of a firearm being discharged.

The suspect was captured by a nearby surveillance camera and can be seen in the photos below:

Anyone who can identify this individual 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.

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