Police Release Video Showing Suspect in Shooting of One-Year-Old

Crime Blotter: July 13

A one-year-old was the victim of a shooting Monday July 10. 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 that 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 dreadlocks. The second is a black man between 20 and 30 years old, 6’ to 6’4” tall wearing a baseball cap.

One person and vehicle of interest can be seen in this video:

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.  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 offense committed in the District of Columbia.

In Other News

At 11:03 p.m. Thursday, a car was stolen on the 900 block of 10th Street NE. 

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 13, 2017 by the MPD to the 1D Listserv and 5D Listserv.

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