Police Search for Additional Suspects in Tuesdays Northeast D.C. Shooting

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Sixth District announce arrests and are seeking additional suspects in reference to an Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Gun) offense that occurred on Tuesday, November 9, 2021, in the 5300 block of Dix Street, Northeast.

At approximately 12:08 pm, members of the Sixth District responded to the listed location for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, members located an adult male suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. Responding officers apprehended two suspects, who fled from a vehicle that had been previously reported stolen from Prince George’s County. Two handguns were recovered at the time of arrest.

On Tuesday, November 9, 2021, a 16 year-old juvenile male, of Southeast, DC, and a 14 year-old juvenile male, of Northeast, DC, were arrested and charged with Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Gun), Unregistered Firearm, Unregistered Ammunition, Unlawful Discharge of a Firearm, and Unauthorized Use of a Vehicle.

This case remains under investigation.

Additional suspects were captured by nearby surveillance cameras.

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.

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