Police: Woman shot during an incident in southeastern DC

Police are looking for the suspect.

WASHINGTON – A woman’s car was shot several times after an altercation occurred at an accident site in Southeast DC on Sunday, according to the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD).

Police said around 3pm on Benning Road that the woman and the suspect were involved in a traffic dispute. The victim told police she was driving in the area of ​​4801 Benning Road Northeast when another vehicle reported that his car was hit.

When the two victims involved in the crash went to exchange information with the suspect, the suspect became angry and refused to continue, the police report reads.

The victim began taking pictures of the suspect’s car and then tried to drive away, the MPD said in a report. As the victim started walking, the suspect started firing at his car. The woman reported that she saw the gun when the suspect shot at her.

The suspect then allegedly started following her through several streets as she was able to lose the suspect, police said. The suspect fled the area.

No one was injured during the incident, police said. The victim told officers she heard more than four shots.

The suspect was captured by a surveillance camera and can be seen in the photo:

The police ask anyone who has information about this incident not to take any action, but call the police on (202) 727-9099 or text your tip to the ministry’s TEXT TIP LINE on 50411.

The Metropolitan Police Department is currently offering a reward of up to $ 10,000 to anyone who provides information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for a violent crime committed in the District of Columbia.

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