17 Year-Arrested For Northeast D.C. Shooting

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Washington, D.C. Metro Police Department has made an arrest in a shooting that took place on July 5th. This incident happened on the 3300 block of Benning Road in Northeast, D.C.

According to police, “At approximately 5:30 am, the suspects and victim were travelling in their vehicles at the listed location. One of the suspects brandished a handgun and fired at the victim, striking their vehicle. The suspects fled the scene.”

A 17 year-old juvenile male of Southeast, D.C. was arrested on Tuesday and charged with Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Gun) as well as other multiple gun crimes.

If you have any information about this incident, take no action but call police at (202) 727-9099 or text your tip to the Department’s TEXT TIP LINE at 50411. This case remains under investigation.