WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Washington, D.C. Metro Police Department is investigating a shooting that took place on Saturday. This incident happened on the 2400 block of 15th Place, Southeast in Southeast D.C. The suspect was arrested as well as the victim, who was driving a stolen vehicle.
According to detectives, “At approximately 6:08 pm, the suspect approached the victim, in a vehicle, at the listed location. The suspect then brandished a firearm and shot towards the victim. The victim fled the scene in the vehicle. The suspect was apprehended by a Federal Protective Services Police Officer who was in the area. A firearm was recovered from the scene.”
27-year-old Joshua Johnson of Oxon Hill, Maryland, was arrested on Monday and charged with Assault with a Dangerous Weapon, Unlawful Discharge of a Firearm, and Carrying a Pistol Without a License.
The victim who had fled the scene was located at the intersection of Sheridan Road and 15th Place, after a vehicle crash. Further police investigation concluded that the subject was in possession of a stolen vehicle.
22-year-old Deandre Boyd, of Southeast, D.C. was arrested on Monday and charged with Unauthorized Use of a Vehicle and Leaving After Colliding.