A one-year-old was the victim of a shooting Monday night. At about 9:00 p.m., police responded to reports of a shooting on the 1300 block of I Street NE. The child was transported to the hospital. Police said the injuries were not life-threatening but the infant will have surgery.
Police are searching for two suspects. One is a black man 20 to 30 years old, six feet tall with long dread locks. The second is a black man between 20 and 30 years old, 6’ to 6’4” tall wearing a baseball cap.
Police are investigating.
Anyone who has information regarding this case should call police at 202-727-9099. Additionally, information may be submitted to the TEXT TIP LINE by sending a text message to 50411 or contacting the First District Detectives Office at 202-299-2025.
Man Arrested for First Degree Child Sex Abuse
At about 5:43 p.m. Thursday July 6, a juvenile victim was sexually assaulted on the 300 block of O Street SW. A witness reported the incident to police.
After investigation, police arrested a 63 year-old Southwest man and charged him with First Degree Child Sexual Abuse.
Reporting Illegal Activity
Prompt and detailed reporting of suspicious activities helps prevent crime. If a citizen sees suspicious activity, or any activity that seems out of the ordinary, immediately call 911.
When reporting suspicious activity, give an accurate description. Here are some things to include:
- Brief description of the activity;
- Date, time and location of the activity;
- Physical identifiers of anyone you observed;
- Descriptions of vehicles;
- Information about where people involved in suspicious activities may have gone;
- Your name and contact information.
“Be willing to report suspicious activity,” states Lieutenant Eddie G. Fowler. Call 911.
The Blotter is based on the reports posted on July 7-9, 2017 by the MPD to the 1D Listserv and 5D Listserv.