Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s First District announce an arrest has been made in reference to an Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Gun) offense that occurred on Monday, August 31, 2020, in the Unit block of Massachusetts Avenue, Northeast.
At approximately 3:11 pm, the suspect discharged a firearm, at the listed location, striking the victim. The victim sustained a non-life threatening injury and was transported to an area hospital for medical treatment. The suspect was apprehended by responding officers. A firearm was recovered.
On Monday, August 31, 2020, 24 year-old Marlon Trevor Bacote, of Richmond, VA, was arrested and charged with Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Gun), Carrying a Pistol Without a License, Possession of Unregistered Ammunition, Possession of Unregistered Firearm/ Unlawful Possession of a Firearm or Destructive Device, and Possession of a Large Ammunition Feeding Device.
The Metropolitan Police Department would like to thank Amtrak Police and the United States Capitol Police for their assistance with this case.