Tuesday, May 10, 2016

MPD: Arrest Made in Assault with a Dangerous Weapon: Unit Block of V Street NW


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Subject: [MPD-5D] UPDATED: Arrest Made in Assault with a Dangerous Weapon: Unit Block of V Street, Northwest [1 Attachment]


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May 10, 2016

Arrest Made in Assault with a Dangerous Weapon:

Unit Block of V Street, Northwest


(Washington DC)- Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department's Fifth District have announced an arrest has been made in an Assault with a Dangerous Weapon offense that occurred in the unit block of V Street, Northwest on Monday, May 9, 2016.

At approximately 11:30 am, members of the Fifth District responded to calls for the sound of gunshots. Upon arrival, they located an adult male suffering from a gunshot wound.

The suspect attempted to rob the victim with a firearm, at which point the victim grabbed the weapon. As a result, shots were fired from the weapon, one round of which struck the victim. The suspect was apprehended by citizens in the area who witnessed the event. The victim and suspect were both transported to an area hospital for treatment.

On Monday, May 9, 2016, 19-year-old Charles Epps, of no fixed address, was arrested and is being charged with Assault with a Dangerous Weapon.

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