Arrest Made in an Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Gun) Offense: 5700 Block of 14th Street, Northwest

Thursday, July 1, 2021


Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department\’s Fourth District announced an arrest has been made in reference to an Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Gun) that occurred on Friday, May 21, 2021, in the 5700 block of 14th Street, Northwest.


At approximately 2:52 pm, members of the Fourth District responded to the listed location for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, members located an adult male suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene and transported the victim to a local hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.


On Thursday, July 1, 2021, pursuant to a DC Superior Court arrest warrant, 18 year-old Emerson Morales, of Northwest, DC, was arrested and charged with Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Gun).

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