Arrest Made in an Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Gun) Offense: 600 Block of Girard Street, Northeast

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This is a news release from the Washington Metropolitan Police Dept., provided verbatim.

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Fifth District have announced an arrest has been made in reference to an Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Gun) offense that occurred on Saturday, April 20, 2019, in the 600 block of Girard Street, Northeast.

At approximately 6:58 pm, the suspect approached the victim at the listed location. The suspect brandished a handgun and shot the victim. The suspect fled the scene but was apprehended by responding officers. The victim was transported to an area hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.

On Saturday, April 20, 2019, 27-year-old Antonio Marcell Church, of Northwest, DC, was arrested and charged with Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Gun).