[PR] Arrest Made in Two Shooting Offenses: 3rd Street Tunnel Near Massachusetts Avenue, NW and 4800 b/o Benning Road NE
Tuesday, August 6, 2019
Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch have announced an arrest has been made in reference to an Assault With Intent to Kill (Gun) offense that occurred on Tuesday, July 30, 2019, in the 3rd Street Tunnel near Massachusetts Avenue, Northwest.
At approximately 2:52 pm, the suspect brandished a handgun and fired at the victim after a traffic related dispute. The suspect then fled the scene in a vehicle. The victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment of life-threatening injuries.
On Monday, August 5, 2019, 21 year-old Daquan Brooks, of no fixed address was arrested and charged with Assault with Intent to Kill While Armed (Gun).
This case remains under investigation.
Additionally, as a result of an investigation by Sixth District Detectives, Brooks was charged, pursuant to an arrest warrant, with an Assault with a Dangerous Weapon Gun offense that occurred on Monday, July 15, 2019 in the Sixth District.
At approximately 6:10 pm members of the Sixth District responded to the 4800 block of Benning Road, Southeast, for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located two victims, suffering from gunshot wounds. The victims were transported to an area hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.
The Metropolitan Police Department would like to thank the members of the community that provided numerous tips to assist with these cases.