September 11, 2023
Statement on 9/9 incident at 4601 Connecticut Avenue NW

Late afternoon on Saturday, September 9, a shooting occurred outside at 4601 Connecticut Avenue NW. An adult male was shot in the abdomen. He was conscious and breathing at the scene and taken to the hospital for medical attention. The victim remains in intensive care, and my thoughts are with him and his family as he recovers. I know this act of violence was disturbing for neighbors and families. I was in communication with Metropolitan 2nd District Commander John Branch on Saturday regarding the shooting and will support MPD’s response efforts as it continues its investigation. MPD has not yet identified two suspects involved in the incident. Residents who may have information about the incident should contact MPD directly using the anonymous tip line at 202.727.9099. I am grateful for the Metropolitan Police Department’s timely and professional response to Saturday’s incident. I expect to meet with officers and nearby residents this week to discuss how we will ensure upper Connecticut Avenue NW remains safe for all neighbors. This was the topic of a similar community meeting…

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