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- Southeast Shooting Leaves Man Dead
Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a shooting that killed a man in Southeast, D.C.
On November 4, 2023, at approximately 3:45 p.m., First District officers responded to the 1400 block of L Street, Southeast, for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located a man suffering from gunshot wound injuries. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services was called to the scene, and, after all life-saving efforts failed, the man was pronounced dead.
The victim has been identified as 22-year-old Charles Towles, of Southeast, DC.
- Suspect Sought in a Shooting and Vehicle Theft
Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s First District seek the public’s assistance in locating a suspect in reference to a shooting and vehicle theft that occurred in Northeast.
On Friday, November 3, 2023, at approximately 10:32 p.m., the victim was delivering food in the unit block of 14th Street, Northeast, when he was approached by the suspect. The suspect brandished a firearm and demanded the victim’s keys. The victim complied and the suspect entered the victim’s vehicle. When the victim stated that he was going to call the police, the suspect fired his firearm, striking the victim. The victim was taken to an area hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.
The suspect was captured by a surveillance camera and can be seen in this video.
- Suspect Sought in an Assault in Northeast
Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s First District seek the public’s assistance in locating a suspect in reference to an assault that occurred in the 700 block of H Street, Northeast.
On Saturday, October 25, 2023, at approximately 1:00 p.m., the suspect approached the victim at the listed location. The suspect brandished a handgun and struck the victim with it. The suspect fled the scene.
The suspect was captured by a surveillance camera and can be seen in this video and the picture at right: