Persons of Interest 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 and locating persons of interest in reference to an Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Gun) offense that occurred on Wednesday, January 12, 2022, in the 2800 block of 5th Street, Northeast.

At approximately 4:05 pm, the suspect approached the victim at the listed location. One of the suspects brandished a handgun and shot the victim then fled the scene. The victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.

The persons of interest were captured by a surveillance camera and can be seen in the video below:

Anyone who can identify these individuals 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.