MPDC - Metropolitan Police Department

10/22/2019 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 10/23/2019 01:23

Arrest Made in an Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Gun) Offense: 900 Block of Division Avenue, Northeast

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department's Sixth District have announced an arrest has been made in reference to an Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Gun) offensethat occurred on Thursday, October 17, 2019, in the 900 block of Division Avenue, Northeast.

At approximately 6:12 am, the suspect and victim were involved in an altercation at the listed location. During the altercation, one of the suspects brandished a firearm and shot the victim. The victim was transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

On Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 41 year-old Antonio Whitley, of Southeast, DCwas arrested and charged with Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Gun).

This case remains under investigation.

Anyone 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.