Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Seventh District seek the public’s assistance in locating a suspect and vehicle in reference to an Assault on a Police Officer offense that occurred on Wednesday, September 2, 2020, in the 4500 block of South Capitol Street, Southwest.
At approximately 1:46 pm, officers were at the listed location when the suspect discharged a firearm in the direction of the officers. The suspect then fled the scene in a vehicle. No injuries were reported.
The suspect is described as a black male with dreadlocks pulled back in a ponytail.
The suspect’s vehicle was captured by a nearby surveillance camera and can be seen in the photos below. The vehicle is described as a mid-90’s to early 2000’s champagne in color Mercedes 300 with damage to the front right bumper area and was last seen bearing a Virginia tag.
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. Crime Solvers of Washington, DC currently offers a reward of up to $1,000 to anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest and indictment of the person or persons responsible for a crime committed in the District of Columbia.