[PR] Vehicle Sought in an Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Gun) Offense: 600 b/o Mellon Street, SE

Friday, September 6, 2019

 Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department's Seventh District seek the public’s assistance in identifying a vehicle in reference to an Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Gun) offense that occurred on Monday, August 19, 2019, in the 600 block of Mellon Street, Southeast.  

At approximately 10:57 pm, a vehicle approached the victim at the listed location. The suspect brandished a handgun and fired at the victim. The suspect then fled the scene in a vehicle. The victim was transported to an area hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. 

The vehicle was captured by surveillance cameras and can be seen in the video link below: 

 Anyone who can identify this vehicle, 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.